Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner in the summer, according to reports.
USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter has seemingly given his confirmation for the transfer, saying: “It’s an amazing story. Undrafted, then USMNT starter… and now Turner’s set to join Arsenal. It’s incredible.”
Romano claims it’s €7m (£5.8m) plus €3m (£2.5m) in bonuses. The Mail claim it’s £5.8m with £2m in bonuses, and The Athletic write that it’s actually slightly under $7m (£5.2m) with undisclosed add-ons.
We can surmise that the actual price is somewhere between £5-6m with £2-2.5m in add-ons.
The suggestion from all sources is that New England will have a sell-on clause in Turner’s deal, and that his arrival will facilitate Bernd Leno’s departure.
But given Turner’s only arriving in the summer, it looks like Arsenal are set to hold onto Leno until then.
As things stand, Turner is away on international duty, and he played for the USMNT against El Salvador on Thursday, keeping a clean sheet.
It was his 10th clean sheet in 14 games for his country, since his debut last February.