Tottenham favourite urges Gareth Bale to return to the north London side

Tottenham Hotspur favourite Miku has urged Gareth Bale to consider a return to the north London side this summer. The Wales international has found himself surplus to requirements since the return of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid but he has remained adamant that he won’t leave the club during the summer transfer window.

Speaking to TalkSPORT, Miku indicated that the Welshman has lot the love for football in the past few seasons at the Bernabeu and he is even mulling retirement from the beautiful game. He added that he would prefer to see the attacker make the comeback with Spurs, given that would offer him the much-needed passion for the sport.

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey delivers emotional message to the fans after playing final game

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has sent an emotional message to the club’s supporters after confirming that he has played his final game for the club. The Wales international has already agreed to join Juventus on a free transfer at the end of the season and he has now revealed that he won’t play any further part for the north London side after picking up an extended hamstring injury.

In a statement released on his official Instagram account, he penned: “It saddens me to say that the game against Napoli was my last game in an Arsenal shirt. Unfortunately it left me with an injury that rules me out of the remaining games. I am really disappointed not to play until the end and give everything for the club while I am still an Arsenal player. Unfortunately it’s out of my hands but I wanted to say thank you to the fans for your support.”

Casemiro defends Gareth Bale amid the criticism from Madrid supporters

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro has defended Gareth Bale amid the regular criticism received from the club’s faithful. The Wales international has been with the club for the past five-and-a-half seasons but he has not quite won over the supporters, who have not been entirely satisfied with his performances on the playing field.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Casemiro said that Bale has the experience to deal with the criticism, considering he is playing for one of the biggest clubs in the world. He added that the Welshman has not enjoyed the best of campaigns with the club but the fans must not forget that he has contributed towards the club’s success in the past few years.

Who will Arsenal replace Ramsey with?

The end of the season is fast approaching and regardless of the season coming to a close there is more hype around arsenal than in the beginning of the season, courtesy to rumours swirling round team players.

Ever since it was announced that Aaron Ramsey was departing, it was a fair prediction the player would need to be replaced. However, there have been more than one player linked to incoming transfers.

Tony Cascarino urges Arsenal to sign Leicester star to replace Ramsey

Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino has said that Arsenal should look into the signing of James Maddison from Leicester City as they seek to replace Aaron Ramsey in the squad this summer. The north London side are set to lose the services of Ramsey at the end of the season where he is scheduled to join Juventus on a Bosman transfer.

In a report covered by the Times, Cascarino suggested that the Gunners should look into a potential move for Maddison, who has enjoyed a terrific Premier League campaign with Leicester City this term, he said: “I look at [James] Maddison and I think, ‘Arsenal is your team’. The long goal for the north London side is targeting certain players in the summer and Maddison should be the man to replace Aaron Ramsey. There are not many great No 10s in world football but Arsenal desperately need someone who plays like the Leicester City man. The problem for No 10s is that most are asked to work without the ball. The role was deemed a luxury in past, their job was to create chances and make a difference in attack.”

Harry Redknapp insists Gareth Bale may need to take a paycut to seal Premier League return

Former Premier League manager Harry Redknapp has said that Gareth Bale could seal his return to the English top-flight in the summer, provided he is willing to take a paycut on his hefty £650,000-a-week wages. The Wales international has been the subject of severe criticism from the Los Blancos faithful this season amid his failure to make regular goalscoring contributions this term.

Speaking to The Mirror, Redknapp admitted that Bale is not enjoying the best of times with the European champions, given he has recently been jeered on the field regularly by the club’s supporters. He added that the likes of Manchester United and ex-employers Tottenham Hotspur may be interested in signing him during the summer, though he may need to take a significant cut on his current salary.

Ex-Arsenal winger Jimmy Carter fancies Mesut Ozil to feature more following Ramsey’s exit

Former Arsenal winger Jimmy Carter believes Mesut Ozil could play a more prominent role for the Gunners next season when Aaron Ramsey will have parted ways with the club. The Wales international has already agreed a pre-contract with Juventus and he is expected to join them when his Gunners deal expires at the end of the season.

Speaking on Love Sport Radio, Carter said that the Ozil situation has been bizarre, given the midfielder has been regularly ignored for the first-team duties despite being on club-record wages. He added that the German still remains a quality player for the Gunners to utilise and he could receive more gametime next term when Ramsey would have left the club.

Arsenal confirm Aaron Ramsey’s departure to Juventus in the summer

Arsenal have confirmed that midfielder Aaron Ramsey will be joining Juventus on a free transfer when the transfer window reopens in the summer. The Wales international has been with the Gunners for more than a decade and during this period, he has helped them win three FA Cups while scoring the winning goals in two of those.

Despite this, the Welshman has been permitted to make way from the north London club with the hierarchy deciding against renewing his contract beyond the current campaign. A club statement read: “Everyone at Arsenal Football Club wishes Aaron Ramsey a happy and successful future. Aaron’s made a fantastic contribution to our club since joining from Cardiff City in 2008. “He has always been a consummate professional and will always have a special place in the hearts and memories of Arsenal fans around the world. We look forward to Aaron helping the team to a strong end to this season before he joins Juventus in the summer.”

Juventus sporting director confirms interest in Aaron Ramsey

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has confirmed that the club are looking at the prospect of securing the signature of midfielder Aaron Ramsey whose contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season. The Wales international has already been denied a new deal with the Gunners beyond the summer and it appears certain that he would wear a different shirt next season, barring a surprise U-turn from the north London club.

Amidst this, he has been associated with a number of top European sides including Juventus and the Bianconeri’s sporting director Paratici has now spoken about their interest. Speaking to Sky Italia, the 46-year-old confirmed that Ramsey is currently on their radar with him available on a free transfer at the end of the campaign, he said: "Ramsey is a very good player who has been playing at a high level for many years and who plays for an important club. For now, that's it. He is a player whose contract is going to end and we always pay great attention to the situations offered by the transfer market because it is our duty, so we also pay attention to Ramsey."

John Toshack feels Gareth Bale could leave Real Madrid next summer

Former Wales and Real Madrid manager John Toshack believes Gareth Bale could make way from Los Blancos at the conclusion of the ongoing campaign. The Welsh attacker has struggled with regular fitness concerns during his time at the Bernabeu and Toshack feels the 29-year-old could be among the players being shown the exit door when the season ends.

Speaking to ESPN FC, Toshack acknowledged that there is some negativity surrounding the future of Bale, who has not sufficiently impressed on the left wing since Cristiano Ronaldo parted ways with the club last summer, he said: “There is a little bit of negativity about Gareth and his future at Madrid now, frustration at the lack of games he has played. I get the feeling that there will be quite a few changes at the end of this season. But look at all the things he has won -- four Champions Leagues. They will never be able to take that away from him. Given the problems he has had, it is even more incredible what he has managed to achieve.”


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