Former Liverpool star backs move for Arsenal midfielder

first_imgDean Saunders has backed a rumoured Liverpool move for Aaron Ramsey, the Wales and Arsenal midfielder.Reports on Friday claim an interest in Ramsey from the Reds, with the Daily Express quoting the Transfer Window podcast to run the story. Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Latest transfer news three-way race Ramsey has still not agreed to a new contract to remain at Arsenal The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing 2 LIVING THE DREAM Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Ramsey, 27, has entered the final year of his Arsenal contract and is yet to agree to a new, extended deal. Though Unai Emery, the north London club’s manager, wishes to keep Ramsey, he could be forced to sell the player either this summer or in January rather than risk losing him for free this time next year.Liverpool are evidently aware of Ramsey’s current situation, and if they moved to take advantage by signing the Wales international before the transfer window shuts next week, the Reds would be completing a wise bit of business.This is according to Saunders, the former Liverpool forward, who reacted to the rumours on Friday morning’s Jim White show.When asked if he could see a deal taking Ramsey to Anfield coming about, Saunders replied: “Yes. When you first said it, my reaction was ‘it will make them stronger, having Ramsey in the squad’.“He covers more ground than everyone almost every week, and he scores goals and makes goals; he’s a good footballer with a good brain. It’s been rumoured Liverpool could move for Ramsey late in the transfer window targets LATEST IN DEMAND “Liverpool have signed Fabinho and [Naby] Keita – they look really good – and Fabinho is more like [Patrick] Vieira, where he will sit in front of the defence.“Then you’ve got Keita and Ramsey… I can see that.“I think Aaron Ramsey will make Liverpool stronger. I think he’d be a great signing for Liverpool.“If Liverpool sign him, they definitely get stronger. What a midfield that would be – Ramsey, Keita and Fabinho.”With less than 12 months on his contract, Arsenal are racing against the clock to try and tie Ramsey down to an extended deal.Saunders has no sympathy for the Gunners, however, as they’ve brought this situation upon themselves.“It’s Arsenal’s own fault this situation has come up,” he continued.“They’ve let his contract run down to a year, and the power now goes to the player and the agent, because they can demand what they want. 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade REVEALED targets Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ TOP WORK “If you get that contract they are offering him now signed with two years left on his contract, as a club you’ve got the power. But Arsenal have let a number of players’ – including [Alexis] Sanchez and [Mesut] Ozil – contracts run down, and it cost the club in the end.“To stop Ramsey going to Liverpool now they’ve got to give him more money.” Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti RANKED moving on last_img

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