Chelsea are reportedly among the clubs interested in signing Brentford goalkeeper David Raya.

According to The Telegraph, Chelsea and Manchester United have now set sights on the 27-year-old Premier League star as a potential transfer target.

It is understood that the Blues and Man Untied want to rival Tottenham for the keeper’s signature.

The report explains that Raya is expected to leave Brentford in the summer when his contract enters its final year.

In addition, The Telegraph says he could be snapped up for between £15million-£20million.

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David Raya interest

If Raya costs as little as £15million in the summer, it could be one of the biggest bargains of 2023.

The Spanish goalkeeper still has to prove himself at the very highest level and is yet to play for one of Europe’s heavyweight clubs.

However, he’s barely put a glove wrong during the past one-and-a-half seasons as a Premier League shot-stopper in Brentford colours.

Raya, who’s superb with the ball at his feet, deserves a high-profile transfer in the immediate future.

For certain, the speculation to Chelsea, Man United and Spurs is definitely justified.

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Described as “incredible” by Jurgen Klopp in 2021, Raya has worked his way up superbly to attract interest from the big teams in the country.

There’s plenty of sides in the Premier League that need a long-term solution in-between the sticks, including Chelsea.

Kepa Arrizabalaga is currently the Blues number one, while injured teammate Edouard Mendy is his main competition. Chelsea fans have had doubts about the pair, though.

Kepa’s weekend performance in the 1-0 win against Crystal Palace earned praise from opposition boss Patrick Vieira, but the concern is whether he’s consistent enough.

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