Competition is fierce in the Arsenal midfield at the moment, and Aaron Ramsey is determined to earn back a regular place in his favoured central, as reported by The Sun.
This could spell bad news for Jack Wilshere, who has already been struggling for game time since returning from injury. He will be fighting Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla for a place in the starting XI, not to mention any new arrivals that join the club when the transfer window opens.
Ramsey will be in action for Wales in their next set of international fixtures, and will get a chance to show what he can do in a central role once again. He is keen to impress Arsene Wenger during his side’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium, and is hopeful that he will be restored to his favoured position ahead of the 2015/16 season.
“I’ll be very happy playing back in the middle for Wales. Of course, that’s my favourite position and where I play my best football,” Ramsey admitted.
“I had a chat with [Wenger] a few times and he said it was temporary. He felt he needed me out wide for the back part of last season and I’ve had an effect on games.
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“A goal against Belgium may give him a nudge. But after this game I will have a good rest and work my socks off in pre-season to get back in the centre.”
“That’s what I’ll be looking to do and I’m confident in my ability that I can do that and win my place back there.”
Ramsey has come on leaps and bounds in recent seasons, and has consistently been one of the best midfielders in the league. Injuries have hampered his campaign somewhat, but he looks to be over his issues and will be keen to kick on and improve once again next season.