Aaron Ramsey enjoyed a fantastic first half against Manchester City, and was integral to our disciplined team performance. He spoke out after the game, urging the team to kick on and push forward as we head into the second half of the season, as reported by the independent.
The Welshman had missed a number of games following a hamstring injury picked up against Galatasaray, but made his return to action at the Etihad. Many questioned the manager’s choice to drop Tomas Rosicky after his superb performance against Stoke City, but Ramsey proved ‘Le Prof’ right with his solid defensive display.
The 24-year-old knows we can’t get carried away however, and hopes this is just the start of a revival this season at the Emirates.
“Everybody else won on the weekend so it was important for us to get the win as well, which we did,” he said.
“Hopefully we can build on this and have a good second half of the season.
“We’re still in the Champions League, the FA Cup and still got a long way to go in the league so we’re in a good place and we’re all behind each other and hopefully we can kick on now.”
He understandably began to tire in the second half, and arguably should have been taken off sooner than he was; perhaps instead of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
It was fantastic to see last season’s hero performing so well, and this could be the start of his own revival as well.