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Pundit blown away by one Arsenal players’ calmness against Wolves

Former Gunner and Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith has heaped praises on £27m Arsenal star who was impressive against Wolves

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Arsenal secured a crucial victory in the Premier League against Wolves, with goals from Leandro Trossard and Martin Odegaard sealing the win. The match not only showcased the Gunners’ offensive prowess but also highlighted the stellar performance of goalkeeper David Raya, who played a vital role in securing the clean sheet.

Throughout the season, Arsenal’s defensive duo of William Saliba and Gabriel have received well-deserved praise for their solid performances. However, in the match against Wolves, it was Raya who stole the spotlight with his outstanding saves and commanding presence in goal. The £27 million signing, initially met with skepticism, has proven his worth time and time again this season.

Former Gunner and Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith heaped praise on Raya, highlighting his impressive display against Wolves. “He’s been really tidy tonight David Raya. And there again. A brilliant save as well from Joao Gomes,” Smith remarked, acknowledging Raya’s strong command of the box and crucial saves throughout the game.

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One particular moment that stood out was Raya’s daring move to claim a difficult ball under pressure, showcasing his bravery and composure in high-pressure situations. His crucial save from Gomes further solidified his importance to the team, proving that he is just as vital as the defensive stalwarts Saliba and Gabriel.

Raya’s stellar performance against Wolves has cemented his position as Arsenal’s undisputed number one goalkeeper, surpassing Aaron Ramsdale in the pecking order. His consistent displays of skill and resilience have silenced any doubts surrounding his signing, with each game serving as a testament to his growing influence on the team.

As Arsenal gear up to face two crucial London derbies in the upcoming matches, Raya’s form will be instrumental in their pursuit of silverware. His ability to command the box, make crucial saves, and inspire confidence in his teammates make him a vital asset in Arsenal’s quest for success this season.

The victory over Wolves not only marked a return to winning ways for Arsenal but also showcased the collective effort of the team in securing an important three points. With Raya leading the defensive charge and the attacking line firing on all cylinders, the Gunners are well-positioned to make a strong push in the title race.

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