Name
David Raya

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Born
1995 (28 years old)

Birth Place
Barcelona, Spain

Position
Goalkeeper

Status
Active

Ethnicity
White

Team Number
22

Height
1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)

Weight
80 kg (176 lb)

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Market Value
On Loan

Wage Year
£85,000 a week


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Sport
Soccer

Team
Arsenal

2nd Team
Spain

League
English Premier League

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David Raya Martín (born 15 September 1995) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Arsenal, on loan from Brentford, and the Spain national team.

Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Raya signed for Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 2012, from Barcelona-based club UE Cornellà. His good progress throughout the club's academy led Raya earning his first professional contract with the club on 26 February 2014. Raya was then given thirty-three shirt ahead of the 2014–15 season.

In September 2014 he signed for Southport on a months loan which was subsequently extended, he played a role in the clubs cup run in the FA Cup which they eventually got knocked out by Derby County in the 3rd round. After four months at the club, Raya returned to his parent club.

In April 2015, he made his league debut for Blackburn Rovers starting in goal against Leeds United and kept a clean sheet in a 3–0 win at Elland Road. Manager Gary Bowyer praised Raya's performance, with Raya, himself, saying his performance was good as well as keeping a clean sheet. On 30 April 2015, he signed a new three-year contract with Blackburn. On 2 May 2015 Raya started and played the full 90 minutes in a 3–2 win over Ipswich Town at Ewood Park. On 8 August 2015, he started and was preferred in goal to Jason Steele at Ewood Park against Wolves in a 2–1 defeat on the opening day of the 2015–16 season.


Season Stats
36 appearances in the current 2023-2024 Season


Career Honours

UEFA Nations League
2022-2023

Spain


Career Milestones


UEFA Champions League Player Of The Match
2024-03-12


Premier League Player Of The Match
2023-01-22


Former Youth Teams

2012-2014


Former Senior Teams

2014-2019

2014-2015 (Loan)

2023-2024 (Loan)


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Contracts

2019-2024

2023-2024


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