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BREAKING: Arsenal make major breakthrough in David Raya’s deal

David Raya has been linked with a possible move to Arsenal in this summer transfer window and the gunners have reportedly made a breakthrough.

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Transfer news guru Fabrizio Romano has brought some good news for Arsenal fans as he revealed that the club has reached an agreement with Brentford goalkeeper David Raya. Romano took to Twitter to announce that Raya has agreed in principle to personal terms with Arsenal, and the player has informed Brentford of his desire to join the Gunners. Talks between the two clubs regarding the transfer fee and other details are expected to progress rapidly.

Last season was a relatively successful one for Arsenal, as they finished second in the league table. However, their defensive record was a cause for concern, with the team conceding 43 goals throughout the campaign. In light of this, manager Mikel Arteta is keen on bolstering his goalkeeping options by signing David Raya, who would provide competition for current goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale.

The acquisition of Raya would add further depth and quality to Arsenal’s squad ahead of the upcoming season. The 27-year-old shot-stopper has impressed during his time at Brentford, showcasing his shot-stopping abilities and commanding presence in goal. His potential arrival at Arsenal would not only enhance their defensive capabilities but also provide Arteta with more options when selecting his starting lineup.

This summer transfer window has already seen Arsenal make significant moves in the market. The Gunners have secured three signings so far, including 24-year-old attacking midfielder Kai Havertz from Chelsea for a reported fee of £65 million. Additionally, they have acquired 22-year-old defender Jurrien Timber from Ajax in a deal worth €40 million plus €5 million in add-ons. The most recent addition to their squad is 24-year-old midfielder Declan Rice, who joined from West Ham United for a staggering £105 million.

These signings demonstrate Arsenal’s ambition and determination to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season. With Raya potentially joining their ranks as well, it is clear that Arteta and the club’s hierarchy are focused on building a competitive team capable of challenging for silverware.

As negotiations between Arsenal and Brentford continue, fans eagerly await the official announcement of Raya’s arrival. The goalkeeper’s potential addition to the squad would undoubtedly provide healthy competition for Ramsdale and potentially elevate Arsenal’s defensive performances to new heights. With the new season just around the corner, supporters will be hoping that these transfer dealings will contribute to a successful campaign for their beloved club.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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