Mikel ArtetaThe Arsenal team cruised as they went 3–0 up thanks to Thomas’ goals PartyPierre Emeric Aubameyang and Emile Smith Rowe. But Villa pulled one back in the 82nd minute through Jacob Ramsey, much to the chagrin. Ramsdale. You can watch his reaction here, the footage contains strong language.
Despite winning the game and taking all three points, Ramsdale he reacted angrily after the final whistle as he made his way back to the locker room.
After his explosive outburst, he explained the reasoning behind his anger.
He told All or Nothing: “When you play for a big club you definitely feel it (pressure) and I love it
“I don’t walk around saying I’m the best in the world, but I’ll always have aspirations to get there.
“Where I’ve come from the past two seasons, I knew how difficult clean sets are in this league. They are all.
“For me, it’s the main thing that we show for 95 minutes that we are focused and we all work for the common goal. The Aston Villa game in the last five minutes, where he scored another day that could have been 1–1 equalizer or a 2–1 and the last five or ten minutes is a nervous ending.’
That kind of mentality is definitely something Arteta shouts because his Arsenal team have often been labeled as ‘soft’ by opposing fans and pundits across the country.
Ramsdale made the move to north London last summer in a £30m deal from Sheffield United. Initial reactions from fans were not as positive as many thought Ramsdale he was too error-prone to play for Arsenal.
But the England international proved his doubters wrong as he battled the number one spot away Bird Let it be done Artetafirst choice goalkeeper.
At 21/In the 22nd campaign, he made some stunning saves and kept an impressive 12 clean sheets. His excellent distribution skills are also vital to the way Arsenal want to play.
This week, it was confirmed that Ramsdale will wear the Gunners number one shirt after Leno left the club to join Fulhamthe German is looking for regular minutes ahead of the World Cup, which starts in Qatar later in the year.
Arsenal kick off their Premier League campaign on Friday night as they take on Crystal Palace Selhurst Park.