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Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly among the clubs in the running to seal the transfer of Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen this summer.
The Gunners have been linked with a new ‘keeper in recent times, with Petr Cech no longer looking up to the required standard of being first choice for a top club.
According to the Daily Mirror, Bayer Leverkusen shot-stopper Bernd Leno is among the players in Arsenal’s sights, but Cillessen could be a decent option as well.
Mundo Deportivo have recently linked the Dutchman with Liverpool, and reported that he has a release clause of just £52million.
Despite being a backup at Barca, Cillessen would likely be a major upgrade on Cech and David Ospina as an option in goal for Arsenal.
And at £52m, he’s reasonably affordable, even if the north London giants don’t quite have the spending power of some of their rivals.