Report: Arsenal willing to sell ‘amazing’ player for £22.5m this summer

Arsenal are reportedly willing to sell Bernd Leno this summer, but only if they don’t make a loss on him.

According to talkSPORT, the Gunners would accept any offers which match the £22.5million they paid for Leno in 2018.

The Germany international joined Arsenal from Bayer Leverkusen and has been good for the Gunners overall.

Leno has made 117 competitive appearances for Arsenal, including 49 last season.

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However, his future at the Emirates Stadium is somewhat uncertain.

The Athletic claimed in May that Leno is one of at least five senior Arsenal players who some staff members think may be looking to leave this summer.

And in June, The Mirror claimed Arsenal were open to selling Leno.

“Arteta knows he needs a more consistent goalkeeper if his side are going to challenge for the top four again,” they wrote.

“He is great”

Leno endured a difficult campaign last time out, making a number of errors.

One mistake came in October’s Europa League win over Rapid Vienna, which gifted the Austrians the lead.

But David Luiz stood up firmly for his now-former colleague.

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“I think Bernd is amazing,” The Mirror quoted the Brazilian as saying.

“It is part of our philosophy to build from the back, this is a normal thing.

“You always play to eliminate players from the beginning when you build, then it is going to be much easier for the strikers.

“So, if you count how many times did it go well? But just one he did wrong and this is part of our philosophy.

“He is great and he gives us the opportunity to play from the back and try to help us.”

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