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Bernd Leno claims Arsenal are the biggest club in London with Chelsea and Tottenham no comparison

Bernd Leno believes Arsenal are the biggest club in London and overshadow their rivals Chelsea and Tottenham.

The German goalkeeper joined the Gunners in 2018 and took the no.1 spot from Petr Cech.

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Bernd Leno has developed into a key player for Arsenal since joining last year
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The 27-year-old is Unai Emery’s first choice and his latest comments will have endeared the German to the Arsenal faithful.

Leno was asked to compare Arsenal with former club Bayer Leverkusen in an interview with SportBild.

He said: “You can’t compare that, of course Arsenal is a world club, THE club here in London.

“Not Chelsea, not Tottenham – Arsenal is the club here with fans around the world. No matter where we are, also in the USA or in Asia, there are many fans of Arsenal everywhere.”

Leno may think that the Gunners have a bigger global fanbase than their rivals but they have not got the better of them on the pitch over the past few seasons.

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In 2018/19, Chelsea finished third in the Premier League and also beat Arsenal in the final of the Europa League.

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Furthermore, Tottenham reached the Champions League final, to match Arsenal’s best result in the competition, and also qualified for this season’s competition while the Gunners missed out.

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