Brentford summer signing could look to head out the exit door already in January

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Brentford goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha is apparently unhappy about his lack of game time this season. His agent Federico Pastorello has said they will ‘listen’ to potential opportunities to leave in the upcoming January transfer window.

The Bees only signed the stopper in July but he has since been used as back-up to David Raya. He has made just one appearance so far this term and that came in the Carabao Cup.

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Strakosha, 27, penned a three-year deal with the Premier League club following the expiration of his deal at Lazio but hasn’t been able to make the number one spot his own at the Gtech Community Stadium. A winter exit could be on the cards now and his agent has told TMW (via Football Italia):

“He’s asked me to find a solution, let’s see, he’s one of those players who could be part of the goalkeeping market that will arise from [Bayern Munich goalkeeper] Neuer’s injury.

“We have our ears to the ground to listen to the opportunities that will come, I wouldn’t be surprised if something turns up in January also because Brentford themselves have understood the boy’s embarrassment in this situation.”

Brentford have a decison to make as to whether to let the Albania international head out the exit door already. He is an ideal number two for if Raya got injured but if he is unhappy then that isn’t good for the dressing room.

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The London outfit have the promising Matthew Cox as another option between the sticks but he lacks experience. Thomas Frank’s side may have to therefore delve into the market for a replacement if Strakosha was to leave.

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