Jamie Carragher makes honest admission to Arsenal fans about Aaron Ramsey
Jamie Carragher opens up about Aaron Ramsey and his strong recent performances for Arsenal
Jamie Carragher has revealed that he considers Aaron Ramsey to be one of Arsenal’s best players despite having been critical of the midfielder in the past.
The Wales midfielder earned plenty of praise for his man of the match performance during Arsenal’s battling goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge earlier this month.
Ramsey was once again in good form for Arsene Wenger’s men on Monday night as he helped the Gunners claim all three points against West Brom with a 2-0 win at The Emirates.
The midfielder has often been criticised by Carragher and his fellow pundits and his performance was scrutinised heavily after Arsenal’s 4-0 thrashing by Liverpool at Anfield last month.
However, the former Liverpool star has revealed that he is actually a big fan of Ramsey and says he should be a guaranteed starter in the Gunners team.
Speaking on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football, Carragher said: “We were critical of Aaron Ramsey in that Liverpool game but he should always be in that Arsenal team because he’s one of the best players.
“But does that central midfield role in a two suit him? I always think Ramsey would be best in a similar role we saw Frank Lampard in for Chelsea, where it was a three-man midfield and he’s the one getting box-to-box.”
Ramsey will be expecting to feature for Arsenal when the Gunners return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon with a home clash against Brighton at The Emirates.
Before that, Wenger’s men will travel to Russia to take on BATE Borisov in the Europa League on Thursday night.