Leno has emerged as a prime target in recent weeks with widespread speculation suggesting that we've been in talks with Leverkusen and the Express claims that a £19.3m deal has now been agreed with the Bundesliga outfit.
Arsenal will confirm the signing of goalkeeper Bernd Leno on Tuesday.More news: China vows fast response to United States tariffs
But Arsenal's pulling power means they have won the race for the goalkeeper and, according to German magazine Sport Bild, they will confirm his signing on Tuesday.
Leno has spent the past seven seasons at Leverkusen, making 233 appearances for the Bundesliga club.More news: Assault on key Yemeni port begins despite warnings from UN
Arsenal turned to Emery as their new manager after Arsene Wenger stood down following 22 seasons in charge of the Gunners.
Leno signed for Leverkusen in 2011 from Stuttgart and in September became the youngest goalkeeper to feature in a Champions League match at the age of just 19 years and 193 days, during a group-stage game against Chelsea.
He now has six caps to his name, but was overlooked for World Cup 2018 duty this summer.More news: Glasgow School of Art has suffered another huge fire