Bernd Leno: Talk of the Show

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by Vinci, Jun 19, 2018.

  1. Vinci

    Vinci The Sultan of Unai


    German goalkeeper Bernd Leno has agreed to join us from Bayer Leverkusen.

    The highly-rated 26-year-old made more than 230 appearances for Leverkusen in more than seven seasons with the Bundesliga side.

    Spending most of his youth career at Stuttgart, Leno signed for Leverkusen in 2011 and that September became the youngest goalkeeper to feature in a Champions League match at the age of just 19 years and 193 days, during Leverkusen’s group-stage game against Chelsea.

    A Germany international, Bernd received his first senior international call-up in 2015 and has since won six caps for his country. Last year he was part of the Germany squad that won the 2017 Confederations Cup.

    Head coach Unai Emery said: “We are very pleased that Bernd Leno will be joining us. Bernd is a goalkeeper of high quality and experience. He has been a top performer and regular number one goalkeeper with Leverkusen in the Bundesliga for the past seven years. We are all excited that Bernd has chosen Arsenal Football Club and look forward to start working with him in pre-season.”

    Bernd’s shirt number will be announced in due course.

    The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.

    Last edited: Jun 19, 2018
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  2. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Welcome our new number 1 after we sell cech
  3. bingobob

    bingobob Fan of Technicians Who Show Great Character

    As good a confirmation as Arsenal.com

    Welcome to the Arsenal!
  4. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    Good stuff. Hope he proves to be a fantastic buy.
  5. Tir Na Nog

    Tir Na Nog In Big Trouble If He Speaks

    Very happy with this signing, no idea why some don't rate maybe he's not became the world class keeper he seemed destined to be but still a fairly good well rounded keeper nonetheless.

    I don't think I could have survived another season with Cech in goals. The summer is going very well thus far.
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  6. lamby22

    lamby22 Well-Known Member

    Arsenal.com thunder stolen. Willkommen Bernd.
    Stannis likes this.
  7. CanadianGooner1608

    CanadianGooner1608 Well-Known Member

    Welcome to my beloved team, Bernd Leno!
    May you enjoy a long stay, with filled with trophies, victories, world class saves and consistency.
    krackpot likes this.
  8. Slartibartfast

    Slartibartfast CIES Loyalist

    Good job to target Leno and get it done quickly. Welcome Bernie L!
  9. rich 1990

    rich 1990 Men's Rights Activist

    I hope he's the answer. We've been Bernd one too many times with gks.
  10. RandomHero84

    RandomHero84 Well-Known Member

    This is a really good signing. Happy with this.
  11. Kingslayer

    Kingslayer Forza Milan

    Welcome Jay!
    Rex Banter likes this.
  12. Sanchez11

    Sanchez11 Superior Journalist To Charles Watts

    Finally welcome
  13. <<reed>>

    <<reed>> Meme Merchant

  14. berric

    berric Well-Known Member

    Can we expect any announcment from Arsenal.com regarding this? Or did they forget?
  15. krackpot

    krackpot Well-Known Member

  16. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    For 19M is very good business by the club we got good keeper who is 26 years and very experienced
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  17. Aevi

    Aevi Hale End FC Moderator

  18. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Confirmed by us.
    He is a keeper. Yes Arsenal we know that
    Gucci Piggy and rich 1990 like this.
  19. Jury

    Jury Mission Accomplished

    Decent competition for Cech. Nice one.
    North5 likes this.
  20. YeahBee

    YeahBee Terrible hot takes

    Hope he is as crazy as Jens was

    Ospina to move on I reckon? Cech can wind down and still teach the younger goalies some

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