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Report: Gunners reignite interest in 31-year-old keeper who ‘pushed’ for Arsenal move in January

Arsenal have reignited their interest in FC Barcelona shot-stopper Neto according to reports in Spain.

Mundo Deportivo claim that Arsenal are still keen on the former Valencia star. The report also states that the 31-year-old keeper ‘pushed’ for a move to the Gunners in the January window.

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The goalkeeping position looks set to undergo major changes this summer for Arsenal. Bernd Leno’s future is up in the air.

The German shot-stopper has two years remaining on his current deal, with there are rumours that the 29-year-old ace could leave this summer.

Neto is one option for Arsenal this summer

The keeper was solid for Valencia between 2017 and 2019. However, the former Juventus star has hardly featured for Barcelona since his move to the Catalan giants two years ago.

Neto has made just 17 appearances for the La Liga side.

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Arsenal have been linked with multiple goalkeepers in recent weeks. Goal report that Andre Onana remains an option for the Gunners, whilst the Daily Star claim that Sam Johnstone and Aaron Ramsdale are also being considered.

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As we head deeper into the transfer window, it is becoming more apparent that Arsenal will likely have to shop for a new number one this summer.

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Indeed, whilst Leno has not been reliably linked with a move to a club, the Gunners seem keen on replacing the German international. However, finding a player one par or even as good as the shot-stopper will be a difficult task.

And Neto does not fall into either of these categories. The one-time Brazilian international has played little first-team football since making the move to Barcelona in 2019. And for Arsenal, the keeper will not only be older than Leno, but is nowhere near good enough to replace the former Bayer Leverkusen star between the sticks.

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