Bernd Leno Transfer News: Is He Leaving Arsenal? Career Stats, Net Worth, & Married Life

Bernd Leno
(Image Credit: Bernd Leno's Instagram)

German professional football player Bernd Leno is a goalkeeper for Arsenal Football Club. He joined The Gunners on July 1, 2018, after playing as a goalkeeper for the German club Bayer Leverkusen.

Here are the details you need to find about Bernard Leno.

Is Bernard Leno Leaving Arsenal?

During the 2021/22 season in the Premier League, Bernd Leno was relegated to a backup keeper after Arsenal signed Aaron Ramsdale. As of now, he has a one-year contract left with Arsenal till June 30, 2023.

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Bernd Leno goalkeeping at Arsenal (Credit: Instagram/Bernd Leno)

Due to Ramsdale being a first-choice goalkeeper, the German player is stumbling to find appearances in the league. In the previous season, he only made four appearances and kept a clean sheet in only one game, a 1-0 win over Aston Villa.

With the Gunners, Leno is expected to depart this summer. He has been linked with the Portuguese side, S.L. Benfica, and several German clubs are interested in him.

Career Highlights

Early Career

  • SV Germania Bietigheim (1998 to 2003)
  • VtB Stuttgard (2003 to 2009)

Professional Career

  • VtB Stuttgard (2009 to 2011)
  • Bayer Leverkusen (2011 to 2018)
  • Arsenal (2018 till now)


Bernd Leno started his senior football career playing with the German club VfB Stuttgart from 2009 to 2011. He then played for Bayer Leverkusen from 2011 to 2018.

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Bernd Leno played for Bayer Leverkusen from 2011 to 2018 (Credit: Instagram/Bernd Leno)

Arsenal announced his signing in June 2018 for a transfer fee of £22.5 million with the five-year contract.

Bernd Leno Career Stats

Here are the career stats of Bernd Leno in the Premier League.

Premier League2018/192019/202020/212021/222022/23
Goals Conceded4239379N/A
Clean Sheet78111N/A
Yellow Cards0200N/A
Red Cards0010N/A

Net Worth And Salary

Bernd Leno’s current transfer value is between $11.6 million to $20 million. The German professional football player has an estimated net worth of $13.5 million as of 2022.

On June 19, 2018, Leno signed a five-year contract with Arsenal. His contract includes an average salary of £5,200,000, i.e., $6.3 million annually. His weekly salary amounts to £100,000, i.e., $122 thousand.

Is Bernd Leno Married?

Bernd Leno is married to Sophie Christin. The couple tied a knot in a small ceremony on August 11, 2020.

Bernd Leno and his wife Sophie Christin
Bernd Leno and his wife Sophie Christin (Credit: Instagram/Bernd Leno)

Their relationship started in 2015 when Leno was playing for the German club Bayer Leverkusen. Four years after their relationship, on June 19, 2019, Leno kneeled down on his knee and proposed to his girlfriend-turned-wife, Christin.

The duo celebrated the milestone of their engagement on June 17, as Leno shared their wedding photos via his Instagram.

Updated on Last Updated: June 28, 2022
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