June 15, 2024

EPL: ‘He was outstanding’ – Arteta names player that helped Arsenal beat Wolves

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has named goalkeeper, David Raya as the player who was ‘crucial’ to the Gunners’ Premier League 2-0 victory at Wolves on Saturday.

Arteta said the Spain international was outstanding against Wolves as he kept clean sheet against the hosts.

Two goals from Leandro Trossard and Martin Odegaard gave the Premier North London club all three points the three points at Molineux.

The victory means Arsenal are now back to the top of the Premier League table.

Asked how crucial Raya was for Arsenal against Wolves, Arteta said at his post-match press conference: “Very, because we didn’t concede anything up to that point. We had some very open situations that would have changed the game for sure.

“David was outstanding in that moment to make the save that we needed and then we took advantage.

“I think he’s been very consistent throughout the whole season. The numbers are proof of that.

“I think the timing of the first goal was really helpful as well. Really happy.”

Raya has now kept 13 clean for the Gunners this season.

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