Arteta reveals “great process” of the Ramsdale affair


Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is comfortable with the impression Aaron Ramsdale has had on the Gunners following the “big process” that was carried out to get him from Sheffield United.

The 23-year-old moved to north London in August and has used Bernd Leno as Arsenal’s beginning goalkeeper and managed 4 zeros in 5 video games.

Ramsdale impressed once more when Arsenal saved a 0-0 draw at Brighton on Saturday, and Arteta is comfortable to see her shot cease in such good condition.

“The way we decided to recruit Aaron was to go through a big process where we obviously wanted to know a lot about his personality, his character and how he could handle the great pressure of playing for a big club,” Arteta advised the Daily Mail.

“He shows that he is ready to do it. I am really happy with his performance and what he brings to the team and that is another reason why the team has made it difficult to concede goals.”

Arsenal have been spectacular of their 3-1 win over Tottenham within the North London derby final week, however made an effort at a draw at Amex Stadium, and Arteta insisted that his facet didn’t deserve to depart the south coast with a couple of level.

“It was a point obtained because I do not think we deserved anything more than that,” he added. “If we deserved the point, it was because we defended really well the last 15 or 20 meters on our field, but in general we never felt in control of the game.

“The means they pressed on if we had made higher selections with the ball on a couple of events, there was numerous room to assault and we had an actual risk to achieve this.

“But we were not bright enough to do that and we did not show enough quality in those duels to break the pressure and then become really dangerous in open spaces.”

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