Arsenal and Colombia shot-stopper David Ospina has reportedly agreed personal terms with Besiktas over a move to the Turkish giants this summer.
This is according to Sky Sports, who noted on their Transfer Centre that the player was informed he would be able to secure a move away from the Emirates after the club signed Bernd Leno.
This news will be somewhat sad for Arsenal fans to hear, as Ospina became something of a fan favourite during his time with the north London side.
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) August 9, 2018
The Colombia international, who was first choice ‘keeper for his side at the World Cup in Russia this summer, struggled to hold down a first team place with Unai Emery’s side.
The 29-year-old’s highest league appearances total during his stint with the Gunners was 18, which came in the 2014/15 season.
This can be seen by some as being kind of acceptable, as Ospina has had to compete with Petr Cech, a ‘keeper whose quality is unparalleled.
Arsenal fans will definitely be sad to see Opsina leave, however it’s probably for the best, at it means the player himself could get more first team opportunities, whilst the club get his wages off their books.