Aaron Ramsey. The Best Player in the Barclays Premier League?

Ramsey had to compromise get playing minutes and ended up playing in several positions which included playing on both flanks and the odd half at full back.

Ramsey finished the last campaign with a mere 2 goals in 47 appearances for the gunners in all competitions, and only 3 goals in 44 games the season before. Fans had a right to be frustrated with the Welshman;, especially when his compatriot was scoring goals for fun just up the road for Spurs.. The most alarming statistic was that Ramsey had only scored 3 goals in a total 70 Barclays Premier League games in the past two seasons for the gunners. Arsene Wenger put his faith in Ramsey by selected him in the holding midfield role for the team. He continued his form into preseason and scored a number of goals; most notably one against Manchester City in which Arsenal came out as 3-1 winners.

Seemingly a long time ago now, but most Arsenal fans wanted him out of the club at the end of last season due to his mediocre performances and ambition going forward on the pitch. Subsequently Arsenal hit their best form of the season and Ramsey was named Man of the Match against Brighton & Hove Albion in an away FA Cup tie.

Aaron Rasmey has had unquestionably the season of his life thus far and only looks to continue his tantalizing form into the new year.

Arsenal fans must have been glad to see the back of one Welshman in North London but little did they know they would be worshiping one themselves in this campaign.

Bale, although finished the season with Tottenham in a disappointing fifth placed position, ended last season’s campaign with all the individual accolades. He was awarded both PFA Player and Young Player of the Year by his peers in the league, and also won the FWA Footballer of the Year which is awarded by journalists and reporters from around the country.

Ramsey finished the season strongly and cemented himself in the Arsenal midfield. Mikel Arteta had obtained an injury which kept him out for a number of weeks. Arsene Wenger favoured Arsenal favourite Jack Wilshere and Spanish veteran Mikel Arteta in the central midfield roles last season and sometimes played Tomas Rosicky ahead of Ramsey in his more preferred position.

Just as most English fans were sick and tired of a Welshman being the best player in the Premier League, another one comes along. In the previous campaign Ramsey was used as a more versatile player. Last season, Gareth Bale was undoubtedly the best player in the Barclays Premier League, more or less dragging Tottenham to a fifth placed position. Bale finished the season with 26 goals in all competitions for the North London club before he made his famous transfer to Spanish giants Real Madrid at the end of August 2013.

March 2013 was a month where Ramsey earned himself a bit of luck in regards to getting himself into the Arsenal starting line-up

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