Having been given the nod in the north London derby, David Raya status as Arsenal's new No 1 appears to have been confirmed.
The Spaniard has started the last three matches for the Gunners, with Aaron Ramsdale relegated to the bench.
Mikel Arteta's decision has caused a stir with some praising the Arsenal manager's ruthless move, while others believe Ramsdale has been unfairly treated.
Arteta has suggested he could even opt to change goalkeepers during the game and will make a decision on a game by game basis.
Here, Mail Sport looks at other examples of when Premier League sides have had two goalkeepers competing for the No 1 shirt and whether the battle has benefited the club.
The Raya and Ramsdale situation is not the first time the Gunners have gone down the route of having two goalkeepers vying for the No 1 spot.
With concerns mounting over the form of a 37-year-old David Seaman, Arsenal moved to sign Richard Wright from Ipswich in a £6million deal ahead of the 2001-02 season.
Wright agreed a five-year deal at Arsenal and admitted he was 'disappointed' that he would begin the season on the bench, but the 23-year-old vowed to challenge Seaman to become Arsene Wenger's pick between the sticks.
Wenger himself admitted the choice of two England international goalkeepers would be a dilemma.
'I know picking a goalkeeper for our first game of the season will be a tough decision but I accept that,' Wenger said upon signing Wright. 'The great thing about Seaman is that he accepts that as well. David has 15 years of extra knowledge to pass on to Richard and although it is a competitive situation Richard will be able to learn a lot.'
Injuries suffered by Seaman ultimately handed Wright his opportunity, but he it proved one he wasRead on m.allfootballapp.com