Arsenal fans take to Twitter to reminisce over Aaron Ramsey
Aaron Ramsey was an incredible player for Arsenal.
The Welshman’s stay in North London was a long one.
Over the course of 11 seasons at The Emirates, the box-to-box midfield man put in 371 appearances for the Gunners, scoring 65 and assisting 65 in that time.
The 30-year-old left the club on a free transfer back in summer 2019, and has spent the subsequent two seasons at Juventus, yet he still holds a special place in the Gunners’ hearts.
The Welshman was, of course, part of three FA Cup winning squads in North London, scoring the winning goal in two of the three finals.
First Unai Emery and now Mikel Arteta have been unable to find an adequate replacement for Ramsey, and that makes the supporters even more rueful that he was allowed to leave on a free.
My favourite player of all time. Miss Rambo so much. https://t.co/8TABPvnW7F— LTArsenal™ (@ltarsenal) September 2, 2021
The midfield options at Arsenal are certainly lacking.
Between them last season, Thomas Partey, Dani Ceballos, Granit Xhaka and Mohamed Elneny contributed just two Premier League goals between them (WhoScored).
In contrast to that, in Ramsey’s final season at Arsenal in 2018/19 he managed to chip in with four Premier League goals (Transfermarkt).
Calciomercato claimed back in early June that the Gunners could be set to be reunited with Ramsey in a swap deal for Hector Bellerin.
That failed to materialise, though, and on deadline day the Gunners watched on as Bellerin secured himself a move away from the club in the form of a loan to Real Betis (BBC).
Whether or not a future move for Ramsey comes from the Arsenal hierarchy is yet to be seen, but you can bet that the supporters would love it.
You can see what the supporters had to say about Ramsey here:
Second only to bergkamp for me, Ramsey was savagely undervalued by many fans, his best season often used to compare against other seasons, wrongly. Sorely missed and should have stayed and got the armband.— “H” Positive Gooner (@Harry2671) September 3, 2021
One of the most stupid decisions Arsenal have made in recent years to not retain him. Today we have zero leadership on the pitch. He would have been the captain we now desperately need.— Chris (@kitkat_gunner) September 2, 2021
Played his heart out for Arsenal, gave us a trophy again after a long while, I miss him dearly!— THE MASTER OF MEN (@EChukwuanugo) September 2, 2021
He was ridiculously good when at his best. Need someone like him in our team now— . (@afcwen) September 2, 2021
Miss him too— Aseda Moore (@Asedade1) September 3, 2021
Respectful, clean, decent, lovely, talented and a legend
The perfect midfielder, sadly most fans didn’t see it— Gunner (@Gunner495702721) September 2, 2021
Agree. His influence in the team is something we have been searching for since he left.— jp (@JPnewberg) September 2, 2021
I loved him so much, would be current club captain— Mason Sullivan (@MasonSullivan14) September 2, 2021
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