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Aaron Ramsey excited for Arsenal future under Unai Emery

Aaron Ramsey
Image: Aaron Ramsey is thought to be at the heart of Unai Emery's plans

Aaron Ramsey has suggested his future lies at Arsenal after hailing Unai Emery's arrival as an "exciting time" for the Premier League club.

Ramsey, who has just a year left to run on his current contract, has been in talks with the north London club over a new deal for several months that have yet to result in agreement.

His future at the club following Arsene Wenger's departure has been widely speculated on, but Sky sources understand Emery intends to make the Wales international central to his plans at the Emirates.

New Arsenal Head Coach Unai Emery poses for photographs at the Emirates Stadium on May 23, 2018
Image: Emery was appointed as head coach at the Emirates last Wednesday

Speaking after Wales' 0-0 draw against Mexico on Tuesday, Ramsey gave his backing to the former Paris St Germain manager.

Asked if he was looking forward to working with Emery, Ramsey replied: "Of course. I haven't spoken to him at all yet, but I think it's an exciting time for the club.

"I can't wait to get back there now."

Aaron Ramsey
Image: Ramsey injured his ankle in Wales' goalless draw with Mexico on Tuesday

Ramsey suffered an ankle injury against Mexico but battled on after taking the armband from the stricken Ashley Williams.

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"I rolled my ankle but I'd taken the armband from Ash and I thought I had to stay on and do my bit for the team," Ramsey said.

"It wasn't the best surface in the world and my ankle is a bit sore.

"Hopefully there will be no lasting damage and it will settle down over the next few days."

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