Brentford goalkeeper David Raya has reportedly reached an agreement on personal terms with Arsenal. The Gunners are now expected to raise their bid to sign the £40m-rated goalkeeper. According to Fabrizio Romano.
He tweeted: “It is understand David Raya has reache an agreement with Arsenal on personal terms.”
“Brentford has inform by the player’s side that. He wants to join Arsenal and negotiations between the clubs regarding the offer/price will be accelerate.”UFABET
The Gunners want to sign Raya to compete for a place in the starting line-up with Aaron Ramsdale.
Arsenal have emerge as the frontrunners in their pursuit of Raya. After Brentford turn down a loan offer with an option to buy from Bayern Munich.
It is understand the Spain goalkeeper will not immediately replace Ramsdale as their No 1. But it will be use in cup competitions. And make more competition for the position with the England outposts.
Mikel Arteta is believed to have doubts over second-hand goalkeeper Matt Turner, who has link with Forest.
However, Brentford are asking £40m for Raya, who turns 28 next month. While Arsenal only want closer to £30m.
The Gunners were interest in Raya even before they sign Ramsdale from Sheffield United in 2021.
For Raya, he is a goalkeeper who plays the ball well with his feet. And suitable for Arteta’s style of play goalkeeper of Brentford team. There is only one year left on the contract at G-Tech Community Stadium and is expect to leave the team this summer.
Raya play every league game for Brentford last season.