Having signed Bernd Leno from Bayer Munich last month, the future looks bleak for the Gunners second-choice goaltender David Ospina, who has been lively for Colombia at the ongoing FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.
The goalkeeper was able to record a clean sheet against Senegal in the last group match, helping the South American to the round-16 stage of the competition where they would battle England for a spot in the quarterfinal round.
It is obvious that Bernd Leno is at the Emirates Stadium to become Emery’s first-choice goalie, it will be very difficult for the Colombian netminder to get game-time considering the fact that he would automatically become the third shot-stopper in the upcoming season.
To avoid paying weekly wages to David Ospina- who won’t be given any chance to feature for them, Arsenal sporting director Sven Mislintant is reportedly set to cash-in on his signature this summer.
According to transfermarketweb, the Gunners have received an official bid from Mexican club Tigres for his signature and they are willing to listen to the offer as long as it is suitable enough for his quality.
David Ospina still has a contract that runs till 2019 but the Mexican club believes he will be a perfect replacement for their first-choice netminder Nahuel Guzman, who is on his way out of the team.
Another report also suggests that the Colombian is being tracked by Turkish giants Fenerbahce but they are behind Tigres in the race for his signature this summer.