Arsenal Keen On Signing Three-Time UCL Winner As Replacement For Departing Star

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Unai Emery seems to be keen on bringing in another goalie to fill the gap which will be left by departing goalkeeper Petr Cech this summer.

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Even though Bernd Leno has taken over as the number one goalkeeper, the Gunners boss is inclined to feel that a solid back-up for the German will be needed for his side to compete with rival clubs again in the league.

So, according to Plaza Deportiva, the Gunners are keen on a move to sign Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas as they seek a replacement for the departing Petr Cech.

Navas starred in his last game for Madrid last month in their 2-0 loss to Real Betis, with manager Zinedine Zidane keeping the likes of Thibaut Courtois and Luca Zidane ahead of him in the pecking order all season.

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When Gunners signed Petr Cech in 2015, he was around the same age as Navas and except the 32-year-old is prepared to accept a role as back-up to Leno, then it is not worth going for a goalkeeper who has had a year of little to no action.

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