Coleman: Arsenal midfielder Ramsey in career best form

Wales coach Chris Coleman believes Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is in career best form.

Wales coach Chris Coleman believes Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is in career best form.

After recovering from a horrific leg break sustained against Stoke in February 2010, Ramsey has finally nailed a regular starting place at the Emirates this season.

Coleman said: “Aaron has been superb for Arsenal this season. All that has happened is he’s taken time and games to get stronger and get that fluidity back in his play.

“I had serious injuries myself as a player. People talk about the physical part, which is important as you have to get the agility, but mentally it is tough. It’s hard.

“The best way to get through it is to keep playing lots of games and get back in the first team. It’s been stop-start at Arsenal because he is surrounded by good players and he hasn’t always been first-choice.

“It’s taken him time, but you have to look at him during pre-season and the start of the season and take your hat off to him. He’s got himself back in that position where he’s playing the football we all thought he was capable of.

“He’s been outstanding. He’s got a spring in his step and is confident. He’s doing things at both ends of the pitch. He’s defending well, his positional play is much better and he’s linking the play up in the last third. Even before he had the injury, this is his best form.”

 
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