Arsenal has for the upcoming seasons are enhanced with Bernd Leno. The German goalkeeper by the English club for reportedly 25 million taken over from Bayer Leverkusen and draw according to German and English media, a five-year contract.
Leno is the first major purchase of manager Unai 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.
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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.