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Ramsey Returns for Arsenal

  • ESPN FC, Friday, April 4, 2014 3:48 PM

Arsenal has been boosted by the news that midfielder Aaron Ramsey could make his return to the squad for trip to Everton on Sunday. Coach Arsene Wenger told reporters on Friday that the Wales international would certainly be ready to play in the FA Cup Semi-final against Wigan Athletic at Wembley on April 12. Since his injury on Dec. 26, the Gunners have fallen from first-place to fourth in the Premier League table.

"He's an all-round midfielder who can score goals and drives the team forward always," Wenger said of Ramsey. "He's a real box-to-box player so it's good to have him back. That's an area where we are short because we have many midfielders out.”

Indeed, Wenger is still without Jack Wilshere, Mesut Ozil Serge Gnabry and Theo Walcott in midfield, as well as defenders Laurent Koscielny and Kieran Gibbs, although the latter is suffering from just a “slight problem,” the Frenchman said.

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