Arsenal make offer to seal transfer of Champions League winner to fix problem position

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Arsenal are reportedly one of the teams making an offer to Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas he looks set to leave the club in the summer.

The Costa Rica international has been a fine servant at the Bernabeu, but is no longer first choice at the club after the summer signing of Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea.

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And according to Don Balon, this now looks set to see Navas leave Madrid at the end of this season, with Arsenal joined by Juventus and Roma in tracking him.

This is an interesting potential move by the Gunners, who only signed new goalkeeper Bernd Leno last summer, though the German has been slow to get going at the Emirates Stadium.

It may be that manager Unai Emery is already keen to fix that position instead of giving Leno time to improve, with Navas a more ideal ready-made signing.

Keylor Navas is a rumoured Arsenal transfer target this summer

The 32-year-old has won three Champions League titles with Real so has the kind of winning mentality and experience that is largely lacking in this Arsenal squad.

One imagines most Gooners would be pretty happy to see a proven player like Navas come in over Leno, who would be a very decent backup option and perhaps one to eventually become first choice in the future.

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