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Bernd Leno: ‘Arsenal ready to claim fourth spot in Premier League’

Bernd Leno says that Arsenal are ready to capitalise on any errors from Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to finish in fourth place in the Premier League. Goalkeeper Bernd Leno has claimed that Arsenal are ready to capitalise on any mistakes from the club’s rivals in the race for fourth position in the Premier League table. Arsenal have endured an indifferent top-flight campaign, but the Gunners find themselves just one point adrift of Manchester United with 13 matches remaining. Chelsea are also in the hunt for the final Champions League spot, but Leno has backed the North London outfit to outlast their nearest rivals. The German stopper is quoted by the London Evening Standard as saying: “It is a good competition between all the teams. Chelsea played Manchester City a...

Bernd Leno: ‘Arsenal must improve away from home’

Goalkeeper Bernd Leno admits that Arsenal must improve their form away from the Emirates Stadium if they want to earn a top-four place in the Premier League table. Goalkeeper Bernd Leno has acknowledged that Arsenal need to record more away victories in the Premier League. Arsenal suffered a 3-1 defeat at Manchester City on Sunday afternoon, and it has left the Gunners three points adrift of Chelsea in the race for fourth position. The North London outfit have now won just four of their 12 matches on their travels this season, and Leno has admitted that the team must improve over the coming months. The German stopper is quoted by The Telegraph as saying: “I think we are still in a good position to go to the top four. “We still have big games and I think we need more away wins, ...

Unai Emery hails Bernd Leno performance

Arsenal manager Unai Emery admits that his side needed goalkeeper Bernd Leno in good form to earn a point against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Arsenal manager Unai Emery has reserved special praise for goalkeeper Bernd Leno following his performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Leno made a string of crucial saves to keep the Gunners in the game after Ivan Cavaleiro‘s opener, and his interventions allowed Henrikh Mkhitaryan to steal a point for the hosts at the Emirates Stadium. The German also denied Adama Traore from close range after the late equaliser, and Emery was pleased with the goalkeeper’s important contribution. “We knew that today we needed the goalkeeper with his performance, because when we are taking risks in our attacking moments, an...

Petr is all better as Leno gets Bernd for Blackpool clash

Petr Cech will start in goal for Arsenal in their Carabao Cup fourth-round tie at home to Blackpool, head coach Unai Emery has confirmed. The 36-year-old began the season as first choice at the Emirates Stadium before he was injured in the win over Watford last month. He was replaced in that game by summer signing Bernd Leno, who many had expected to see installed as number one as soon as he arrived from Bayer Leverkusen. Bernd Leno, left, replaced Cech after he injured his hamstring against Watford (Yui Mok/PA) Leno has since impressed and kept his place between the posts in Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace, a result which ended an 11-match winning run for the Gunners. That was despite Cech being passed fit following his hamstring problem as Emery opted to stick with Leno. But, w...

Emery facing ‘big decision’ between Leno and Cech for Palace clash

Unai Emery admits he has a “big decision” to make over which of his goalkeepers starts at Crystal Palace on Sunday. The Arsenal head coach has been handed a selection headache with Petr Cech’s return to training after a hamstring strain. Cech started the campaign as Emery’s first-choice despite the club spending a reported £22.5million to bring in Germany international Bernd Leno. 11 in a row✅ clean sheet✅ perfect evening👌🏼🔴@Arsenal pic.twitter.com/piOo97SOvF — Bernd Leno (@Bernd_Leno) October 25, 2018 The former Bayer Leverkusen man had to be patient, making his debut in the Europa League win over Vorskla Poltava, but has performed well since taking the gloves following Cech’s injury and kept a clean sheet in the 1-0 Europa League win away to Sporting Lisbon on Thursday night. Leno, 26, a...

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno called up to German squad

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno and former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry are drafted into the Germany squad to replace injured duo Kevin Trapp and Leon Goretzka. By Barney Corkhill, Assistant EditorFiled: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 08:50 UK Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 08:50 UK Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has been called up to the Germany squad for the upcoming matches against Netherlands and France. Leno replaces Kevin Trapp in the squad for the UEFA Nations League double-header after the Eintracht Frankfurt shot-stopper was forced to withdraw with a muscle problem. The 26-year-old has won six caps for his country in the past, with the last of those coming during World Cup qualifying more than a year ago. Leno has started Arsenal’s last four games following an inju...

Did Bernd Leno seize his chance in Arsenal goal?

German was making his first Premier League start at Craven Cottage with Petr Cech injured. Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno was handed his full Premier League debut at Fulham on Sunday. The 26-year-old German, a summer signing from Bayer Leverkusen, is deputising for the injured Petr Cech but was looking to cement his place in the first team. Here, Press Association Sport assesses Leno’s performance in Arsenal’s 5-1 win at Craven Cottage. Organisation Leno points the way in a Carabao Cup outing against Brentford (Nick Potts/PA) Arsenal’s defence had recovered from a shaky start to the season with three clean sheets in their last four matches. Yet their back four remains a work in progress, and it was sloppy defending which allowed Andre Schurrle to equalise. Leno does not seem a particularly ...

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno prepared to seize ‘big chance’ following injury to Petr Cech

Bernd Leno is ready to grasp the opportunity with both hands as an injury to Petr Cech opens up a chance for the goalkeeper to establish himself as first-choice at Arsenal. Cech limped out of the 2-0 Premier League win over Watford on the stroke of half-time having pulled up in pain following a goal-kick. Leno, a summer signing from Bayer Leverkusen, replaced the Gunners captain to make his league debut and produced a couple of smart saves as a late Craig Cathcart own goal and a Mesut Ozil strike earned the points for Arsenal. The 26-year-old has had to be patient for his chance to impress head coach Unai Emery, who has preferred the experienced Cech since taking over at the Emirates Stadium. Now he is expected to turn to Leno, who is ready and raring to make his mark in the Premier League...

Unai Emery: ‘Bernd Leno will get chance at Arsenal’

Arsenal manager Unai Emery insists that he is “very happy” with Bernd Leno and reveals that he decides who will be his first-choice keeper on a game-by-game basis By Barney Corkhill, Assistant EditorFiled: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 23:51 UK Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 23:52 UK Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed that he decides his first-choice goalkeeper on a game-by-game basis. Summer signing Bernd Leno was widely expected to become Arsenal’s number one following his arrival from Bayer Leverkusen, but Emery has so far preferred Petr Cech in goal despite the 36-year-old enduring an error-strewn 2017-18 campaign. Leno made his long-awaited debut for the Gunners during Thursday’s 4-2 Europa League win over Vorskla Poltava, and Emery insists th...

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno: ‘I will become Unai Emery’s first choice’

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno insists that he will become Unai Emery’s first choice, although he is yet to make an appearance for his new club. By Ali AkbarFiled: Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:54 UK Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:54 UK Arsenal‘s Bernd Leno has insisted that he will become manager Unai Emery‘s first-choice goalkeeper, although he is yet to make an appearance for his new club. The 26-year-old joined the Gunners this summer from Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year contract for a fee of £22.5m, having made 304 appearances for the Bundesliga side. However, the Germany international has struggled to make the starting-XI ahead of Petr Cech, who has been favoured by Emry so far for the 2018-19 Premier League season. Despite his lack of playing time, ...

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