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Arsenal are in talks with Brentford over the transfer of David Raya this summer, according to 90min.

It has been reported that Arsenal are looking at Raya as a replacement for Emiliano Martínez, who is set to join Aston Villa for £20 million.

Raya’s agent, Jaume Monell, recently told Sport that the goalkeeper wants to join Arsenal and is ready to put in a transfer request, and, according to 90min, that stance has convinced Brentford to listen to what the Gunners have to offer for the 24-year-old goalkeeper.

Arsenal are confident that they will be able to sign Raya given his desire to move to the Emirates Stadium this summer, according to the report.

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Good signing for Arsenal?

If Martinez leaves for Villa this summer, then Arsenal will need a strong and capable replacement.

Raya – described as “a very good goalkeeper” by Brentford head coach Thomas Frank on the club’s official website in July 2019 – was superb for the Bees last season and played a key role in the London club reaching the Championship playoff final.

The 24-year-old Spaniard is at the right age to take the next step in his career and move to a big Premier League club such as Arsenal.

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