Saturday, September 20, 2014
Ramsey: Win important before FA Cup final

Ramsey: Win important before FA Cup final

Aaron Ramsey says all eyes are now on the FA Cup after Arsenal ended their Premier League season with a convincing 2-0 win over Norwich City.

Pleased with the way the Gunners have won five league games on the bounce to build momentum before next Saturday’s showpiece final, the 23-year-old told Sky Sports:

“Our target was always to win our remaining games in the league and we’ve managed to do that.

“We’ve got 79 points which is an improvement from last season and it was important to have a win before we go into the FA Cup final.

“That’s where you want to be playing, in finals, and we have one now so we’re looking forward to it.

“It means a lot; we haven’t won anything in many years so it’ll be a great trophy to win. I’m sure if we do go on to win it we’ll be even more hungry to get to more finals and to win more trophies.”

Smashing home a fantastic volley at Carrow Road to notch his 15th goal of the campaign, the Welshman also took a moment on the quality of his strike.

“We were on the counter-attack and I was screaming for the ball at the far post. It was a great ball by Olly [Giroud] and I just thought I’ll have a go here and it ended up in the top corner. It was a nice end to a good move.”

It’s fair to say that our Welsh Jesus is the king of understatement.

Showing slightly more enthusiasm, the boss said of his midfielder’s goal: “Fantastic, it was great. He has that instinct in the box to make the right movement and the right decision and it’s spontaneous, you feel it’s natural with him.”

 

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45 comments

  1. Oohhh Robin you’re a cunt!

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  2. Great goal! Can’t wait for next season!

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  3. Momo (@MuhamLAD)

    Next season will be the first time for several years I’m going into expecting silverware, pretty excited

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  4. I gave up on Ramsey a season ago. Both he and Wenger have certainly proved me wrong. Ramsey adds insane quality to the middle of the park, even more than Ozil. The combination of Ramsey, Ozil, Walcott and a clinical striker should make us one of the most feared teams next season. All we need is the clinical striker. Wenger, over to you!!!

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    • I wrote him off a few years ago as well. Glad to be proved wrong. It’s amazing how he was injured for 4 months and has come back and carried on scoring like he was never away.

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    • Gunner From Another Mother

      Giroud’s turn to prove doubters wrong next

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      • And Jack, I for one hope he has the haters thoroughly ashamed of themselves by the end of next season.

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  5. Absolute wonder goal. Fitting end to his breakthrough performance in the league this season.

    Has Madrid fans on Twitter wanting him already. They’re having a laugh. He’s ours.

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  6. Bergkamp himself would have been delighted with that finish…..Aaron , you’re a Superstar.

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  7. WillGargleRamseysBallsForFree

    I’m saying nothing. The handle says it all.

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  8. still wondering how our season would have unfolded if he’d stayed fit. Our demise came at the same time as our fall in the tables.

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  9. Even Van basten would be proud of that goal. All we need is for Wenger to add in quality players and we can challenge for the league again.

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    • We have the quality players. All we need is for them to stay fit for a whole season. Do you not realize we had ten first team players injured at times in March and February? Do you not think that had Ramsey, Walcott, and Ozil been fit for the whole season, we’d have been right up there in the title challenge?

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  10. It’s important arsene builds a great team around Ramsey, Wilshere and Ozil next season. And tbh I think he will. In arsene we trust.

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  11. Petit's Handbag

    What a right old thunderbasterd of a strike it was.
    This will be the longest week of my life now in work, Saturday is surely our day.
    She wore a yellow ribbon

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  12. Utterly brilliant.

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  13. FA CUP here we come…COYG

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  14. Aaron Ramsey… oh my days !

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  15. Mental strength

    We shouldn’t really be surprised with Ramsey now. He is so influential, he kind of reminds me of fabregas

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  16. Between March 2013 and January 2014 Arsenal were the best team in the country.

    The common denominator for Arsenal during that period? A fit Aaron Ramsey.

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  17. You Sir(Ramsey) You Are Great!

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  18. Ramsey is better then Bale…

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  19. The new “Mr Arsenal”

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  20. How good is it not to be surprised at Ramsey’s goal? Magnifibrillianceness.

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  21. Talking of FA Cups, the Arsenal babes are through to the Fa Cup final after beating Chelsea 5:3 aet. Let’s win both of the fuckers lol

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  22. Ramsey goal vs Liverpool made my season

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  23. Ramsey’s was an absolute beeeeeauty.

    Read a bit of mild criticism about Jenk’s celebration over on Twitter. As a life-long Arsenal fan himself I thought he showed remarkable restraint. If that had’ve been me I would absolutely lost my shit and would probably have ended up being escorted from the stadium.

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  24. Ramsey will be the one opening the score in the final! Ahh I cant wait.

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  25. Welsh Jesus, I salute you

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  26. Ramsey is a class above the rest. my mouth is always open whenever he plays,:he’s unbelievable….

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  27. I’ve always been saying and chanting there’s only one Dennis Bergkamp for years… but this season I can proudly chant … There’s only one Aaron Ramsey!

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    • This always struck me as an odd chant cos there was also only one Sebastien Squillaci as there is only on GSTEL or one Park on the bench.

      :D

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  28. Ramsey, what if he had been fit through March.

    8 points we could have bagged at Swansea, Stoke and Everton.

    Didn’t think we should have started either today but both have become indispensable :

    Ramsey is indefatigable

    Giroud is indestructable

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  29. Angolan Girl Who Loves The Gunner

    Let’s get the FA Cup :D !COYG!

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  30. I agree I am surprised by Giroud fitness! No injuries this season.

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  31. so Jenkinson for RB next year?

    Just asking, are we buying backup or an all out replacement for Sagna?

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