Football NewsMatt Turner set to join Arsenal
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American football player Matt Turner will move to the PL in June.


A little about Matt Turner

The American goalkeeper is set to join Arsenal this summer, the New England Revolution has announced. Matt will start the MLS season with the Revs before joining the Gunners in June, allowing him to play for his current club in the CONCACAF Champions League. Matt Turner, who will still need medical attention, will travel to London in a deal that could reportedly end up worth as much as $10 million.

Matt starred at the Gold Cup last summer in his first big opportunity to stake his claim to be USMNT’s No. 1 goaltender. He continues to battle Zack Steffen for the role and both keepers want to represent PL clubs next summer. Matt has played 16 international matches since earning his first USMNT Cup in January 2021, starting each of three World Cup qualifiers in recent weeks. At club level, Matt helped the Revs win the 2021 Supporters Shield and was named MLS and MLS All-Star Goaltender of the Year for his efforts.


What did Berhalter say about Matt Turner?

US coach Gregg Berhalter spoke out about Turner’s move to Arsenal during the last USMNT camp, reflecting on the goaltender’s rise from the unannounced and undrafted to the PL. After the USMNT win over El Salvador, Gregg Berhalter said it was just a great story and he hopes the public is aware. Gregg went to Fairfield but didn’t finish college and now he’s playing with USMNT and he’s heading to Arsenal.

According to Gregg Berhalter, it’s an amazing story. His work ethic, his belief in himself and his never giving up, it’s a great story and Matt Turner is a great guy, great teammate. they are lucky to have him. Today was an example where he did everything he had to do. Gregg Berhalter also said that Matt Turner was calm in all situations, not tested much, but he was there when they needed him and he looked like the guy who is going to Arsenal for sure.