Why Arsenal’s head of football has just shed new light on Ramsey exit – Daily News

Why Arsenal’s head of football has just shed new light on Ramsey exit – Daily News


  Aaron Ramsey is all but set to leave Arsenal, maybe as soon as January.   but negotiations with the player broke down last week  The agency representing the midfielder confirmed in a series of tweets, which have since been deleted, that the two parties were unable to find a compromise and as such Ramsey will now be allowed to walk away on a free at the end of the season   Rival clubs have already stepped up their interest in signing Ramsey, but the Welshman claimed on Friday he has no intentions of leaving Arsenal in January  He told the press: “Will I stay for the rest of the season? Of course, yeah. I am contracted to Arsenal and I am going to do my best now this season to try and achieve something special  “Everything has been going great with the club. We thought we were in a position where we had agreed a deal but that’s no longer the case  “So I just have to carry on playing my football and do my best for Arsenal this season and I’ll leave the rest with the club now ”  Ramsey may wish to stay in north London for the remainder of this campaign, but the decision may out of his hands, as Arsenal will want to recoup some cash for the midfielder rather than see him leave on a free Read More Mirror Football’s Top Stories  Early talks with Ramsey were conducted by chief executive Ivan Gazidis alongside contract negotiator Huss Fahmy  But after Gazidis announced he was going to AC Milan, Raul Sanllehi was handed this power, and it’s therefore interesting that talks have suddenly broken down   Arsenal’s head of football, Sanllehi, recently held a fans’ forum and spoke to the Gunners supporters about his time at Barcelona , according to football london.  He reportedly drew attention to the club’s success in developing academy players and turning them into Lionel Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta etc  There is the suggestion he wants Arsenal to emulate this model, with Emile Smith Rowe and Reiss Nelson good examples of homegrown youngsters with bags of potential  This could explain Arsenal’s lack of panic in tying Ramsey down to a new deal, which would set the club back a lot of money  Perhaps the the Gunners are wondering if increasing the wage bill to keep a player at the Emirates – one who isn’t exactly flourishing under Unai Emery – is really worth it  Arsenal already have a large wage bill, after they broke the bank to convince Mesut Ozil to commit himself to the club and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to sign, and letting Ramsey go may just be the best outcome for everyone poll loading Will this be Aaron Ramsey’s last season at Arsenal? 23000+ VOTES SO FAR YES NO

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