Date: 19th September 2023 at 5:47pm
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Arsenal are back in action when they face PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Wednesday. 

The Gunners haven’t featured in Europe’s top club competition for more than five years, but Mikel Arteta’s side will return to the top table on Wednesday.

The Spaniard will face a number of big selection decisions ahead of the match, most notably in goal where he must choose between either Aaron Ramsdale or David Raya.

Ramsdale has been Arsenal’s first choice ‘keeper ever since joining the club in 2021, but Raya was signed from Brentford over the summer and started the Gunners’ win over Everton on Sunday.

Despite being dropped for the last match, it appears that Ramsdale is keen to stay in North London.

As per 90min, Ramsdale isn’t considering leaving The Emirates despite facing fierce competition for the starting spot.

The 25-year-old cost Arsenal around £25 million when he joined Arsenal from Sheffield United two years ago, and he has so far made 83 appearances for the club across all competitions.

Ramsdale remains committed to Arsenal despite his starting spot being threatened by the arrival of David Raya

Arsenal allowed Matt Turner to leave the club over the summer and many had presumed that they would sign a replacement to act as cover for Ramsdale, but Arteta instead opted to sign a high-profile ‘keeper to provide competition for Ramsdale’s starting spot.

Last season, the Englishman played every minute of all 38 of Arsenal’s Premier League games as they battled for Manchester City for the league title, before eventually finishing second.

Ramsdale is currently contracted to the North London outfit until 2026, while Raya is currently on loan at the club but is set to make his switch permanent at the end of the current season.

The Spaniard cost Arsenal £3 million in loan fees, and will command an additional £27 million if the move does become permanent.

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