Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno admitted he could leave the BayArena this summer should a top European club make an official approach for his services.
Speaking to German publication Kicker, the coveted shot-stopper left the door open for transfer when asked about his future plans, admitting that an elite side could help him develop into one of the best goalkeepers in the world. Arsenal and Liverpool have been linked for some time and Leno says “Everything is possible.
“Of course a move to a top European club would help me to develop myself personally. The situation at Bayer Leverkusen, however, also offers opportunities. And you can benefit from both scenarios. The face is, I play at a top club in Germany,” Leno added, as reported by Inside Futbol.
I don’t want to escape from Leverkusen because the season went badly, but I also know that every summer I think about the season and the future. We must also weigh up what is best for a person, especially if you have ambitions to play an important role for the national team.”
In addition to the Premier League, Inter Milan of the Italian Serie A and Spanish La Liga champions Real Madrid are reportedly keen on the goalkeeper, having been linked over the course of the season by the Daily Star and Goal.