German goalkeeper open to leave Emirates Stadium in January
Arsenal stopper Bernd Leno has revealed that if he does not receive more first-team minutes he could push for a move away from the Emirates when the transfer window will be re-opened in January.
The 29-year-old stopper was the Gunners number one last campaign, playing in 35 of the North London giants,’ 38 Premier League fixtures, however, the German goalkeeper has not featured in Mikel Arteta’s team since their 5-0 loss against Manchester City.
The Gunners signed Aaron Ramsdale for £24m from Sheffield United in the summer and the England international has earned his place in the starting XI and has already impressed for Mikel Arteta’s side.
Leno told SportBild: “Only if nothing changes in my situation by winter would I have to think about things: what option do I have, how can I continue? But I’m concentrating on my work in training; I can’t commit to anything else at the moment.”
Serie A giants Inter Milan have reportedly shown an interest in German stopper’s availability, however, he could be interested in a return to his hometown team Stuttgart in the Bundesliga.
The German stopper has kept 35 clean sheets in 121 games for the Gunners since arriving in North London from Bayer Leverkusen in 2018.