Date: 8th March 2018 at 5:04am
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Arsenal’s major overhaul this summer could lead to the end of one veteran at the Emirates Stadium, as the latest reports put Petr Cech’s position in the first-team under serious doubt.

The Czech Republic international has been heavily criticised this season, including his performance in the recent 2-1 defeat to Brighton, and the 35-year-old could find himself replaced by a younger stopper at the end of the season.

The Daily MailĀ states that have set their eyes on stopper Bernd Leno, who Head of Recruitment is a huge fan of- and the new figure in the Gunners backroom is keen to sign a new goalkeeper.

Leno, who has spent the past seven years in Leverkusen, has become highly-rated on the continent and the 26-year-old is one of the leading contenders to succeed Manuel Neuer as Germany’s first-choice goalkeeper, as he’s made six appearances for his nation.

Likely to be a part of Joachim Lowe’s World Cup squad this summer, Leno won the with Germany last summer and could be tempted into a transfer- especially if Leverkusen fail to qualify for the Champions League.

His side are currently fifth in the Bundesliga standings, just a single point behind Eintracht Frankfurt, but a fierce battle remains as just four points separate second in the table from sixth.