Bernd Leno: Fulham indicators Arsenal goalkeeper with £ 8m switch deal | Information from the switch middle

Fulham have signed goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Arsenal on a three-year take care of a contract price £ 8 million.

The membership additionally has an choice to increase the 30-year-old German’s keep for one more 12 months.

Leno was Fulham’s primary objective, though league winners regarded to Barcelona’s Neto and Manchester United’s Dean Henderson, amongst others.

The Cottagers pays £ 3m upfront, £ 1m relying on appearances, £ 2m in the event that they keep away from relegation and one other £ 2m in the event that they survive the next yr.

Talking with FFCtv, Leno stated: “It is nice to lastly be right here. I am trying ahead to becoming a member of the group, coaching and taking part in with the group.

“I am relieved that every little thing is completed. I am simply comfortable to be right here. It took a while however in the long run we made it, and that is a very powerful factor.”

Leno signed for Arsenal in 2018 after protecting a 100 clear sheet in 304 appearances for Bayer Leverkusen in seven seasons.

He changed Petr Cech as a membership for the Gunners and performed 125 occasions – simply 4 of people who got here final season – throughout his 4 years on the membership.

Fulham co-owner Tony Khan added: “Bernd Leno is the goalkeeper we’ve got persistently chased throughout this switch window and we’re very excited to have reached a switch settlement and is now totally dedicated to Fulham!

“He performed on the highest stage and can convey this expertise and his management to our group. He will likely be a fantastic addition to Marco’s squad, who’s all excited for subsequent season! Come on Fulham!”

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