Former Manchester United defender and prominent Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville has revealed he has ongoing doubts about Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno's ability following his recent error in the north London derby against Tottenham.
The German shotstopper arrived at Arsenal last summer from Bayer Leverkusen, and after a slow start he established himself as the club's first choice goalkeeper ahead of Petr Cech, who went on to retire at the conclusion of the 2018/19 season.
Even though his place in the side is firmly secured, Neville still has reservations about the 27-year-old's ability - particularly after his mistake allowed Tottenham
The former Manchester United, as a result, claims
Writing in his Sky Sports
"We talked about the goalkeeper, Bernd Leno's mistake. I don't quite trust him. I don't think he's anywhere near the class of the other top goalkeepers we have in the Premier League. The two centre-backs, Sokratis and David Luiz, are rash.
"I couldn’t catch the ball completely and then I tried to get up but Eriksen scored, it was unlucky but that is the life of a goalkeeper," he said, as quoted by the Express. "For me, it was then like the team, I had to stand up.