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Sports Report: Arsenal fail with multiple bids for Brentford 'keeper David Raya

05:11  18 september  2020
05:11  18 september  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Brentford have already sold Ollie Watkins to Aston Villa and could lose another star player in Said Benrahma. The report claims that the Championship club may sell Raya who is keen to play in the Raya was a key player for Brentford last season as he made 49 appearances in the Championship.

Brentford have turned down Arsenal 's £10m bid for David Raya . The Championship club could still sell their keeper if an improved bid arrives. The Telegraph along with other multiple top sources has reported that the north Londoners have signed Runar Runarsson for £1.5m from Dijon.

  Report: Arsenal fail with multiple bids for Brentford 'keeper David Raya © Mike Egerton - PA Images / PA Images / Getty

Arsenal's attempts to sign David Raya as competition to Bernd Leno are falling short so far.

The Gunners have submitted multiple offers worth around £10 million to Brentford for their goalkeeper, but the Championship promotion hopefuls are desperate to retain Raya in this transfer window, according to The Guardian's Ben Fisher and Nick Ames.

Mikel Arteta is trying to boost his shot-stopping options following Wednesday's £20-million transfer of Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa. Icelandic 'keeper Runar Alex Runarsson is also apparently close to moving to the Emirates Stadium from Dijon, but Arteta is considering signing both Runarsson and Raya this summer.

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Arsenal have opened talks with Brentford over goalkeeper David Raya , who is wanted to replace Emiliano Martinez. Raya 's agent, Jaume Monell, recently confirmed to Sport that he has spoken to the Gunners about a possible transfer, revealing that his client is willing to submit a transfer request to

Arsenal are preparing bids for Brentford players Said Benrahma and David Raya , according to sources. The North London club have already brought Arsenal will also target Brentford goalkeeper David Raya . The Spaniard is seen as a potential replacement for current backup keeper Emiliano

Raya, 25, used to work under Arsenal's goalkeeping coach Inaki Cana at Brentford and has impressed in the second tier. His short passing from the back is regularly picked out as being crucial to Thomas Frank's game plan, but his 15 clean sheets in the Championship's 2019-20 regular season also demonstrate his stubbornness between the sticks.

Brentford's reluctance to sell Raya stems from the sale of Ollie Watkins, who recently moved to Aston Villa for a reported initial £28-million fee, and continued speculation surrounding their artful wideman, Said Benrahma. The Bees are hesitant to let more players who narrowly avoided promotion to the Premier League last season leave, Fisher and Ames report.

Arteta's pursuit of goalkeepers Raya and Runarsson could lead to the departure of 26-year-old academy product Matt Macey.

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