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Liverpool urged to sign former Arsenal transfer target David Raya by Darren Bent

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been urged to sign David Raya (Picture: Getty)

Darren Bent has urged Liverpool to sign Brentford goalkeeper David Raya to replace back-up goalkeeper Adrian.

Reds’ No. 1 Alisson is currently sidelined with a shoulder injury and his deputy, Adrian, made another mistake during last weekend’s incredible 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa.

While the summer transfer window closed last week, domestic deals can still be completed up until October 16.

Former England striker Bent believes Premier League champions Liverpool ‘need to address’ their goalkeeping situation and says they should target Raya.

The 25-year-old has impressed for Championship club Brentford over the past 18 months, with his performances attracting interest from Arsenal before they signed Alex Runarsson as Bernd Leno’s deputy.

Bent told Football Insider: ‘For me, I think it is an issue that they [Liverpool] need to address. But where can you find a backup goalkeeper now?

The goalkeeper has impressed for Championship club Brentford (Picture: Getty)

‘We are talking about the Premier League champions so it shouldn’t be that hard but where do you get a goalkeeper…