Photo: Aaron Ramsey enjoys birthday meal ahead of Arsenal v Crystal Palace

The Arsenal midfielder joins some friends for his birthday meal after the Welsh star turned 26

A photo posted by Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) on

Aaron Ramsey joined some friends to celebrate his 26th birthday over a sushi dinner ahead of Arsenal’s clash against Crystal Palace on New Year’s Day.

The Wales international was busy helping Arsenal to return to winning ways on his birthday as the Gunners eased to a 1-0 win against West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium on Boxing Day.

Olivier Giroud scored a late winner after the French centre-forward guided a header past Ben Foster from Mesut Ozil’s cross to end a two-game losing run in the Premier League.

The Wales international was a second-half substitute in the north London side’s win against the Baggies after he replaced defensive midfielder Francis Coquelin in the 74th minute.

And Ramsey looked in high spirits as he tucked into some sushi along with some pals on Tuesday night to belatedly celebrated his 26th birthday.

The Arsenal midfielder posted the above photo on his Instagram page and Ramsey wrote the following caption: “Birthday meal 🍣”

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Arsenal are in fourth place in the Premier League table.

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