“Raya’s agent, for his part, is trying to get Brentford to negotiate. Brentford refuse to do that.
“The keeper would be willing to hand in a transfer request if Arsenal made their interest formal.
“That hasn’t happened yet and Brentford are simply saying ‘he is not for sale’.
“However, Runarsson, that could be a different kettle of fish altogether.
“He’s currently only second choice at Dijon and he would cost significantly less than David Raya would at Brentford and that would leave quite a bit of money for Arteta to maybe fund other areas of the pitch in his squad.”