Goalkeeper Bernd Leno finally joins Fulham from Arsenal in £8m deal and signs three-year contract


Goalkeeper Bernd Leno FINALLY joins Fulham from Arsenal in £8m deal (with £4m based on them staying up)… with the German international, 30, admitting he’s ‘relieved’ after signing a three-year contract

  • Fulham have signed Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno on a three-year contract
  • Fulham will play £3m up front for the 30-year-old with £5m in add-ons
  • Fulham also have an option to extend his contract by a further 12 months

Fulham have signed Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno on a three-year contract in a deal worth up to £8m.

The structure of the deal is understood to be £3m up front, £1m based on Premier League appearances, £2m if Fulham stay up and further £2m if they remain in the top flight the year after.

Fulham also have an option to extend the 30-year-old German’s contract by a further 12 months.

Fulham have signed goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Arsenal on a three-year contract

Leno said: ‘It feels amazing to finally be here. I can’t wait to join the team, to train and play with the team.

‘I’m relieved that everything is done. I’m just happy to be here. It took a little bit of time but in the end we made it, and that’s the most important thing.’

Fulham’s Tony Khan said: ‘Bernd Leno is the goalkeeper whom we have pursued steadfastly throughout this transfer window, and we’re very excited that we’ve reached a transfer agreement and he’s now fully committed to Fulham.’

The German international, 30, admitted he was 'relieved' to get the deal over the line

The German international, 30, admitted he was ‘relieved’ to get the deal over the line

Fulham also have an option to extend the 30-year-old German’s contract by 12 months

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