Arsenal are reportedly readying an opening offer of £25 million for a potential Petr Cech replacement (via The Sun).
It’s going to be a busy summer at Arsenal. Aside from any potential managerial change, there are a number of positions on the pitch which will need upgrading or a replacement.
Centre-back, central midfield and wide midfield should all be replaced in the transfer window but the Gunners are perhaps most in need of a goalkeeper.
Neither David Ospina nor the 35-year-old Petr Cech has covered themselves in glory in the last few years and the Gunners need to upgrade.
Just a few weeks ago, Bayer Leverkusen’s Bernd Leno was cited as a potential replacement and now, reports suggest that the Gunners are keen on the player.
It is claimed that Leno has the seal of approval from new head of scouting, Sven Mislintat and that the Gunners are preparing an opening bid of £25 million bid.
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Bernd Leno is a fine player and would be a solid acquisition for the Gunners, especially at that price. The Gunners are in desperate need of a new goalkeeper and despite his relatively young age, Leno is one of the best stoppers in the Bundesliga today.