Mikel Arteta coy on David Raya links after Aaron Ramsdale heroics
Posted by  badge Boss on Aug 03
David Raya has agreed personal terms with Arsenal ahead of a possible move (Picture: Getty)

was coy on transfer links to Brentford goalkeeper following ’s penalty heroics for the Gunners on Wednesday.

Raya with  ahead of a possible move from , according to reports.

and the Gunners must now negotiate a fee with the west Londoners.

Arteta was quizzed about the reports linking Raya with a switch to the Emirates on Wednesday following Arsenal’s 1-1 draw against Monaco.

‘You know that I’m not going to talk about any player that is not here, I’m sorry,’ Arsenal boss Arteta said with a huge smile.

There have been suggestions that Raya would replace Ramsdale as the No.1 ‘keeper at the Emirates should he move to north London –  as his first choice.

Ramsdale produced a heroic performance against Monaco on Wednesday, helping Arsenal lift the Emirates Cup with his save in the penalty shootout enough to secure the trophy.

‘He was really good,’ Arteta said about Ramsdale.

‘I think he was really composed in the game, I think he didn’t have to intervene too much, I think the two actions, one was a goal that was very close range, one is the action where they have the cutback and they hit the post, and there was not much more to do. Everything he did in ball possession was really good.’

Asked if Ramsdale remained in his plans for the new season, Arteta added: ‘Yes, it’s still the same.’

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