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'Don’t do that again': Pundit says Arsenal 24-year-old will seriously regret what he did against Man United

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TalkSPORT pundit Danny Murphy has criticised Arsenal star Aaron Ramsdale for what he did after Bruno Fernandes missed his penalty in the game against Manchester United last weekend.

The Gunners went into the game high on confidence after beating Chelsea just two and a half days before. United, on the other hand, were battered by Liverpool and the way they started the game showed how low on confidence they were.

Arsenal took advantage of that and dominated most parts of the first half. They went two goals up but Cristiano Ronaldo pulled one back just before the break. The Gunners were knackered in the second half and that allowed the visitors to take control. United won a penalty, which gave them a route back into the game.

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Bruno Fernandes, however, missed the spot-kick, and Ramsdale jumped up and celebrated right in front of the Portugal international’s face. Murphy wasn’t a big fan of that.

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The ex-Liverpool man said on talkSPORT: “I think he’ll look back on it and think that if he wants to be an England goalkeeper he must keep his emotions intact, you know?

“The game isn’t over. He didn’t save it, it hit the post. He just forgot where he was for a second and I think he’ll look back on it and think ‘I’ve got to leave that be’. I always think when you’re getting too emotionally involved you’re detracting from your own performance.

“When you start getting to the Martin Keown in Ruud van Nistelrooy’s face or Ramsdale jumping out [against United], I think you’re losing the plot a little bit. It’s all a bit for fans.

“I understand it, but if I was his manager I’d be saying, ‘Don’t do that again.’”

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Is it just us or has there been way too much scrutiny on celebrations this season?

Yes, what Ramsdale did was probably a tad bit over the top, but it was a pressure penalty and had that gone in, the game would’ve likely turned on its head. It was just an outburst of emotions and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.

Besides, Ramsdale has always celebrated wildly every time Arsenal scored or did anything positive in a game. That’s just who he is and Gunners supporters absolutely love him for the way he is on the pitch.

Mikel Arteta will face the media later this week and there’s a chance he will be asked about Ramsdale’s celebrations. It will be interesting to see how the Arsenal boss will respond.

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