Arsenal star Bernd Leno wanted in Benfica transfer but goalkeeper’s £8.5m valuation proving to be stumbling block

ARSENAL are attempting to barter a cut-price deal for goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

SunSport completely revealed the Gunners are hoping to scrape together £60million this summer from a fireplace sale of Emirates outcasts.

Arsenal are keen to let Bernd Leno go away this summerGetty

And German goalkeeper Leno, 30, is one in all seven-players in for the chop at a knockdown worth.

Portuguese outfit Benfica have an interest however are quibbling over Arsenal’s £8.5million valuation of the stopper.

Aaron Ramsdale’s £30m arrival final summer season has restricted Leno to only 4 Premier League appearances this marketing campaign.

Leno is now deemed surplus to necessities with American goalkeeper Matt Turner set to arrive in the summer as backup to Ramsdale.

An £8.5m sale would imply a £14m loss on Leno after he signed from Bundesliga aspect Bayer Leverkusen for £22.5m four-years in the past.

The nine-cap Germany worldwide has performed 125 video games in whole for the Gunners.

However with plans to spend £150m this summer season, a yard sale of gamers is anticipated.

Boss Mikel Arteta is comfortable to let Hector Bellerin, Lucas Torreira, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Pablo Mari go away alongside Leno.

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The Spaniard doesn’t take into account any of the forgotten stars to be in his plans.

Matteo Guendouzi and Konstantinos Mavropanos have already generated £12.5million after being offloaded to Marseille and Stuttgart respectively.

And additional gross sales would assist construct up funds for a switch splurge forward of a return to the Europa League subsequent season.

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