Arsenal appear to have dropped a hint over which goalkeeper will be starting their clash with Everton on Sunday, amid a contest between Aaron Ramsdale and David Raya for the number one shirt. The Gunners make the trip to Goodison Park as they hope to make an ideal return from the international break.
Mikel Arteta's side have managed three wins and one draw from their opening four games of the Premier League season, making a decent start toward another title push. The Spaniard will have to try to get his side performing at the best of their ability, given their difficulties in Merseyside over recent years.
Last time out, Arsenal fell to a 1-0 defeat at the home of the Toffees in Sean Dyche's first game in charge, with a James Tarkowski header from a set-piece proving to be the deciding factor. While Everton have only grabbed one point so far, they will be hopeful of a first win of the league campaign.
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«Before I came here we’ve been to grounds where we haven’t won in 17 years and we’ve done it,» Arteta said on the struggles hs side have faced at Everton over the past few years. «We have to look at what’s important, what we lacked in certain games, and it’s just about putting that right and doing it.»
One of the key decisions facing Arteta this season surrounds his goalkeepers, having added Raya to the ranks during the summer transfer window. The Spain international was first-choice for Brentford and will be keen on making his way into the team ahead of Ramsdale.
The latter has been a key player for the Gunners since joining, quickly ousting Bernd Leno to become the number one, but faces a similar threat to his position now. With theRead on football.london