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