Alan Shearer has voiced strong criticism of Arsenal goalkeeper David Raya's performance in the recent match against Luton Town.
Goalkeeping Woes at Arsenal
Former Newcastle United star Alan Shearer expressed his dissatisfaction with Arsenal goalkeeper David Raya’s performance during their recent match against Luton Town.
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Although he has dealt with injuries, when fit, the forward has struggled to make regular starts.
Raya Under Scrutiny
The Spanish goalkeeper, currently on loan from Brentford, has been a talking point due to his potential permanent move to Arsenal.
However, his performance against Luton Town, where he was accountable for two of the three goals conceded, has raised concerns among fans and pundits alike.
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Arsenal, a club with a storied history and a reputation for playing some of the most attractive football in England, now finds itself on the precipice of a new era.
Shearer’s Take on Modern Goalkeeping
Shearer, a Premier League legend, criticized Raya’s inability to effectively handle crosses, highlighting a broader issue with the emphasis on goalkeepers being skilled with their feet at the expense of basic goalkeeping skills.
He commented on this trend via London World, stating, “Raya never looks comfortable from the cross. It’s a huge error from the goalkeeper.”
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Fans noticed the 25-year-old star crack a smile before appearing to switch to a sheepish expression when realising the cameras were on him.
Looking Ahead for Arsenal
Despite the setback, the league leaders are preparing for their next challenge against Unai Emery’s Aston Villa, aiming to maintain their lead in the Premier League.