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Ramsey Wants Captaincy

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has publicly stated that he wants the captaincy at the club. The Wales international enjoyed his best season at Arsenal by scoring more than 15 league goals last season. His importance to the team was demonstrated especially in the second half, as Arsenal struggled to replicate his goals from other players. Ramsey was once regarded as the best in Welsh football, but the horrific leg break that he suffered in 2010 appeared to have changed his career for the worse.
Even though he successfully returned to full fitness, Ramsey never appeared to be the same player after that injury. Just when people were ready to write him off, the 24-year-old came up with a brilliant campaign that made everyone sit up and take notice. Despite being only 23 years old, he has already guided Arsenal to 2 major trophies after the club spent almost a decade without one. Following the exit of key players like Robin van Persie and Cesc Fabregas, Thomas Vermaelen was made as the club captain. Now he has also decided to leave the club and join Barcelona for £ 15 million.
This has created a vacancy in the captaincy role at Arsenal. A number of players are thought to be leading contention, but Ramsey has publicly stated that he wants the captain’s armband.
"It was a very proud moment to be named the Welsh captain by Gary Speed at such a young age. I was over the moon the first time he told me I was going to be captain of the team. I really enjoyed it - it was the highest we've ever been in the world rankings in that short amount of time when Gary took over. The team was going in a good direction. I still feel that Wales will get to a championship one day - hopefully the next one in France,” said Ramsey.