Newcastle United are expected to move for Bernd Leno in the summer with Arsenal making their former number one available for a cut-price.
Arsenal have already agreed a deal to sign Matt Turner from MLS side, New England Revolution, to replace Leno and there is no doubt he will be leaving Arsenal this summer.
By that point, Leno will have just one year left on his current Arsenal deal and the club will let him leave for around £5m, according to the Daily Telegraph in a story that has been revived this weekend by the Daily Star who claim that Leno does not want to move to Newcastle.
Leno, it seems, wants a return to the Bundesliga.
Leno signed for Arsenal in 2018 but was given just three games of this season before he was replaced as the club’s number one by Aaron Ramsdale.
He’s still only 29, basically a baby when it comes to goalkeepers, and is currently valued at £14.4m although this will, naturally, diminish as he continues to sit on the bench and his contract gets shorter.
Leno is keen to move ahead of the Qatar World Cup, and because he’s too good to be sitting on a bench every week.