Arsenal F.C. Star Aaron Ramsey Plays Down Injury Fears

Arsenal F.C. midfielder Aaron Ramsey said his ankle injury is not serious and he is likely to play against Manchester City on Saturday. He sustained the injury during Wales' 2-1 win over Andorra.

updated: September 10, 2014 23:29 IST
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File Photo: Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey (R) vies with Besiktas' Veli Kavlak (L) during the UEFA Champions League play-off first leg.


London: Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey on Wednesday played down fears he could miss his side's showdown with Manchester City on Saturday after twisting his ankle on international duty with Wales.

The 23-year-old sustained the injury during the latter stages of Wales's 2-1 win away to Andorra in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier on Tuesday, with national coach Chris Coleman revealing he had twisted his ankle.

But in comments reported by the BBC, Ramsey said: "I'll be alright. The pitch was very hard. There's no give in it, so I rolled my ankle a bit.

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