Report: Multiple Bundesliga clubs want 'magnificent' Arsenal player; Arteta could sell for just £5m
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno is on the radar of several Bundesliga clubs, according to football.london.
The Gunners stopper has endured a difficult season, slipping from first-choice to second-choice.
Leno joined Arsenal in 2018 from Bayer Leverkusen for a reported £19.1million.
The Germany international was first-choice at the Emirates Stadium up until September last year.
Following a poor start to the season for Arsenal, Arteta opted to give Aaron Ramsdale a chance in goal.
The summer signing impressed from the off and quickly made the first-choice gloves his own.
Meanwhile, Leno has found himself warming the bench most of the time, with the occasional cup runout.
He has only started one Premier League game since Ramsdale dethroned him as number one.
That was against Aston Villa in March, when the England international was out with a hip issue.
The Daily Star recently reported that Arsenal could accept just £5million for Leno.
“That hits you hard”
Leno has previously spoken of the initial frustrations of being dropped.
“But that’s sport, you have to accept that. It wasn’t easy, but I couldn’t feel sorry for myself.
“It was clearly communicated to me that it had nothing to do with my performance and was therefore difficult to accept at first.
“I had always played well in the years before and was hardly ever injured. That hits you hard.
“But as I said, there’s no reason to feel sorry for yourself.
“You have to look ahead and keep working on yourself. That’s what I did.”
Arteta has previously lauded Leno as “magnificent“.
But with Ramsdale now first-choice and Matt Turner joining in the summer, it looks as though Leno could soon leave.
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