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Leno makes surprise admission on his future at Arsenal

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Bernd Leno says he is yet to enter talks regarding a new Arsenal contract and remains open to another adventure somewhere else.

Bernd Leno says he has not held any talks with Arsenal over his future as he prepares to enter the final two years of his contract.

The German has been with Arsenal since 2018 and established himself as the team’s clear No.1 goalkeeper.

Leno’s place had looked under threat in the summer after Emiliano Martinez starred in the Gunners’ run to FA Cup glory.

However, Arsenal elected to sell Martinez to Aston Villa for around £20million, and Leno has been first-choice all season.

The 29-year-old is set to enter the final two years of his contract this summer and says he’s happy at Emirates Stadium.

Asked if there had been any talks over a new deal, he said as quoted by Daily Star: “No, not yet and I think at the moment it is not the time to speak about the future.

“I know that I have still two years contract left. I am also 29, I think for a goalkeeper this is not too old. So I still have some years to go.

“I am very happy at the club, I don’t know what will come in the future. But I am open to everything. Maybe for a new adventure or to stay at Arsenal.

“Like I said, at the moment I don’t think about my future because two years is still a long time. At the moment there are no conversations with the club or something else.”

The German has been one of the club’s consistent performers and it would be expected that the Gunners will look to extend his contract.

As it stands, Leno is the only ‘reliable’ goalkeeper Arsenal have and it makes sense that they would want to keep him at the club.