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Arteta struck gold promoting Arsenal flop who’s now price lower than Nelson


Over the past couple of years, Arsenal have performed a superb job of offloading fringe gamers, permitting the membership to put money into the squad to attempt to finish the 20-year look forward to a Premier League title.

Gamers reminiscent of Joe Willock and Folarin Balogun have each departed the Emirates with the membership for charges over £20m, with the pair solely making a handful of appearances for the Gunners.

Subsequent charges have allowed boss Mikel Arteta to put money into gamers reminiscent of Declan Rice and David Raya, with the duo reworking the facet and turning the facet into real title challengers.

The membership allowed one participant to depart the membership final summer season, with the membership conducting sensational enterprise in offloading him given his dreadful document at his new membership this season.

Matt Turner’s stats at Arsenal

After becoming a member of the membership for £7.5m from MLS facet New England Revolution again in 2022, goalkeeper Matt Turner instantly took his place as a backup for Aaron Ramsdale, with the American solely utilised in cup competitions.

Throughout his solitary marketing campaign on the Emirates, the 29-year-old didn’t make a single Premier League look, with Turner solely that includes seven instances for the Gunners throughout all fronts.


He made 5 Europa League appearances and two begins within the FA Cup, with the ‘keeper preserving 4 clear sheets within the course of – a document that tempted Nottingham Forest right into a transfer for the shot-stopper.

After agreeing a deal for present primary Raya, the membership allowed Turner to depart the Emirates, swapping London for the East Midlands, with the 2 golf equipment reaching a deal of as much as £10m for the USA worldwide – with Arteta’s facet making a £2.5m revenue regardless of his lack of sport time for the membership.

Matt Turner’s stats at Nottingham Forest

His transfer to Forest has been an unsuccessful one, to say the least, with the 29-year-old already struggling the identical destiny as he did throughout his time in north London.

Turner arrived on the Metropolis Floor, changing into the primary alternative between the sticks, however a list of unforgivable errors has seen him drop to again up behind Belgian ‘keeper Matz Sels.

The American notably gave the ball away within the 2-1 win over Manchester United, with Marcus Rashford punishing his mistake to depart Sky Sports activities commentator Gary Neville to say that Turner is “ineffective” along with his toes.

His mistake was one of some that the struggling goalkeeper has made throughout the course of the season – having made three errors resulting in a objective within the league – with the 29-year-old’s market worth dropping in consequence.


Regardless of becoming a member of for £10m solely seven months in the past, Turner’s worth has dropped to £4.6m, as per Soccer Transfers with the shot-stopper now price lower than present Arsenal squad participant Reiss Nelson, who has a worth of £6.7m – after solely managing 14 Premier League appearances this season on the Emirates.

Now price lower than considered one of Arteta’s fringe property, the Gunners made an amazing resolution offloading the ‘keeper, with it clear the American is not as much as the usual of what is required of a number-one goalkeeper within the Premier League.


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