Arsenal takes after seventeen-year leave of clubicoon of his Manager, that Tuesday has to leave. The ‘Gunners’ strengthened himself almost at the same time, with goalkeeper Bernd Leno of Bayer Leverkusen.
The 26-year-old Manager came in 2001 in the youth of Arsenal rightly, made in 2008, his debut as a pro and came up with 198 official duels in the first team. He scored 14 times and gave 30 assists.
“Although I am in general agreement was about renewing my expiring contract, I was in a conversation with the new manager Unai Emery obvious that my playing time considerably less would be”, writes Champions, with Arsenal twice in the FA Cup, in a statement.
“I hope everyone understands that I am at this point of my career wants to play. After my meeting with mr. Emery, I felt that at Arsenal is a tricky story would be. I can’t do anything else than to look further.”
Champions, who 34 times came out for the English team but missing out on the world cup, was Arsenal let two more times. In the season he was parked at Bolton Wanderers and in 2016/2017 he came to Bournemouth from.
Goalkeeper Leno, who happens to Bayer Leverkusen, covenant understand his future to Arsenal. It costs according to German and English media is 25 million euros and signing for five years.
Leno is the first major purchase of manager Emery. Rather put the ‘Gunners’ Stephan Lichtsteiner. The Swiss right back is Juventus. “Bernd is a goalkeeper with many qualities and much experience. We look forward to his coming”, let Emery on the website of Arsenal to know.
The 26-year-old Leno is the second German goalkeeper in the service of Arsenal. From 2003 to 2008 and in 2011 was Jens Lehmann is active for the London club.
Lehmann acted as assistant to Arsène Wenger in may after 22 years left as manager of Arsenal. Tuesday was the club announced that the German ex-keeper leaves.
Welcome to Arsenal, @Bernd_Leno – we’re delighted to have you here 🙌
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Leno belonged to the pre-selection of Germany for the world cup in Russia, but ultimately fell down anyway. The six-time German international was reportedly also in the picture for Napoli and Atlético Madrid.
Since the summer of 2012 had Leno under contract at Leverkusen, that he took over VfB Stuttgart. In 2011 came the keeper for five months on a rental basis for the ‘Werkself’.
In total defended Leno in 304 matches the goal of Leverkusen. In may 2016, he made his debut for the German national team. The goalkeeper was also part of the ‘Mannschaft’ at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2016.
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