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Parlour Arsenal should have chosen Ramsey over Ozil

first_imgArsenal legend Ray Parlour believes keeping Aaron Ramsey would have been a better option than sticking with Mesut OzilFollowing Alexis Sanchez’s departure to Manchester United in January and Ozil’s contract expiring in the summer, Arsenal broke their salary policy in order to keep the German playmaker.Ozil now earns a weekly wage of £350,000, while Ramsey is set to end his decade-long association with Arsenal at the end of the season.The Welsh midfielder’s contract will expire in June and talks over a renewal appear to be over after Arsenal withdrew a contract offer.“My personal decision would be that I’d rather keep Ramsey than Ozil,” Parlour told talkSPORT.“I think Aaron brings a little bit to the team.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“Mesut Ozil is a great player, I’m not doubting that, but you can leave him out. We didn’t miss him [against Tottenham], whereas I thought Ramsey made an impact in the second half.“Aaron has been there a long time, he’s been there for 10 years, so you’ve got to look that as well.“Some players would sulk and say, ‘I’m leaving at the end of the season, so it doesn’t really matter’, but his attitude has been spot on.“He knows he’s leaving at the end of the season, but he was brilliant in midweek in the Europa League.“I would rather have Aaron Ramsey.”Ramsey made two assists in Arsenal’s 4-2 derby win over Tottenham on Sunday after coming on as a substitute during the break.last_img

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