Date: 14th June 2018 at 5:00am
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Arsenal are in the hunt for a new goalkeeper this summer after inconsistent performances from and David Ospina, with seemingly set to land his prime target.

German outlet Bild state that Arsenal have agreed a deal worth a reported £22m to sign international stopper from Bayer Leverkusen, with head of recruitment Sven Mislintat leading the charge.

Leno is seen as the ideal long-term replacement for Cech, who turned 36 last month, and has been a crucial part of Bayer Leverkusen’s side in recent years after joining from fellow Bundesliga outfit Stuttgart.

At 26-years-old, Leno has plenty of years ahead of him and could arrive to fill a position that is a problem area for the Gunners, as it has been for a number of years.

The addition also shows Emery’s desire to rejuvenate the defensive line, following the capture of Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free from Juventus, while Arsenal are also understood to have agreed a deal to sign Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund.