The German goalkeeper has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium in recent weeks.
’s name is amongArsenal
players who are rumored to be headed toward an exit in the summer transfer window. The German goalkeeper has established himself as the club’s number one goalkeeper since his transfer fromBayer Leverkusen
in 2018. However,
’s plans to reshape the Gunners’ squad have generated doubts over the 29-year-old’s future at the club.
"I don't want to flee here, I feel good and want to be successful again with Arsenal!"
Leno toldSport 1
"Arsenal are a big club, which is extremely underestimated in Germany, there are many Arsenal fans all over the world.
"I still have a two-year contract and hope to play in the Champions League again with Arsenal."
Following his severe injury at the end of the 2019-20 campaign, Leno was set to be replaced byEmiliano Martinez
in the Gunners’ squad. However, the club sold the Argentinian goalkeeper toAston Villa
"It is also clear that at some point in my career I want to do something different," he added. "So far I've played for two clubs. Maybe I'll get the urge to play in another league again. Maybe in the south.
"But there is time, I'm still getting to the prime goalkeeping age. But my focus is on Arsenal FC."
Arsenal will play their next Premier League match againstCrystal Palace