Nottingham Forest have submitted a bid for Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner according to Fabrizio Romano.

The USA international shot-stopper joined the Gunners from New England Revolution last summer in a deal worth £6 million.

The 29-year-old was brought in as backup for Aaron Ramsdale, and didn’t make a single Premier League appearance last campaign, but featured heavily in cup competitions.

Steve Cooper’s side are in desperate need of a ‘keeper after the departures of loanees Dean Henderson and Keylor Navas.

Forest have been interested in Henderson all window, but no deal has been agreed with the Reds subsequently looking elsewhere.

Turner’s potential move to Forest could start a domino effect, with Mikel Arteta’s side in talks with Brentford over a deal for Spanish shot-stopper David Raya.

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Who is Matt Turner?

Matt Turner is a 6ft 3in goalkeeper who has played for the US Men’s National team 32 times since his debut in 2021, featuring tournaments such as CONCACAF Gold Cup and the World Cup in Qatar.

In the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, Turner won the award for best goalkeeper at the tournament.

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Turner has played for Arsenal in the Europa League this season, keeping three clean sheets in five matches helping them reach the quarter-finals.

He is a goalkeeper who is capable with the ball at his feet, something which is of use to Cooper’s side, who like to play out from the back.

Nottingham Forest’s goalkeeping department needs new faces, with Turner potentially providing that. He may not have Premier League experience, but he will drastically improve the current goalkeeping situation at the club.

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