Ryan Giggs Explains Aaron Ramsey’s Absence From Wales Squad

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has confirmed that Aaron Ramsey has not been picked as he is expected to undergo a minor medical procedure. The 27-year-old has been in-and-out of the starting lineup since the start of March with Arsene Wenger reluctant to put more pressure on the midfielder, who is said to be carrying a minor groin problem.

Ahead of his first squad selection for Wales, Giggs confirmed Ramsey’s absence from the lineup, but he is hoping to have Gareth Bale back in the squad for the first-time this term, he said: “It's just a small medical procedure that we feel, in this window, he can get done. Hopefully he can get through tonight [Thursday] and contribute to Arsenal.

Aaron Ramsey on the sidelines with minor groin strain

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey could reportedly miss the next couple of games for the Gunners after he sustained a minor groin strain. The Wales international picked up the injury prior to the north London defeat to Spurs, and it appears that his absence could be extended further.

Giggs Not Ready For Wales Managerial Role Just Yet

Wales icon Ryan Giggs says that he has not yet proven himself at the lower levels before taking on the big job. The former Manchester United winger has been linked with the vacant managerial job at Wales. Since the departure of Chris Coleman, Wales are yet to appoint a full-time manager. The national team have the luxury of taking their time over this decision, as they will not be involved in the World Cup 2018. After having done exceedingly well at the Euro 2016, it was an anti-climax for the national team to not reach the World Cup.

Giggs is easily one of the top Welsh players in the world. He has appeared in 963 times for the Red Devils over a career that spanned more than 20 years. In this period, he was able to win every title with his club team while he may not have been as successful with Wales. The likes of Gareth Bale can boast towards much better successes with the national team.
Yet, Giggs has the possibility to achieve this aim as a manager, as he has already shown the inclination towards becoming a manager in the future. After having learned the trade under of the best in the form of Sir Alex Ferguson, it would not be surprising to see Giggs in the dugout as the permanent manager. However, he reckons that the Wales job is too big at the moment.

Aaron Ramsey deemed fit for the Everton game

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Aaron Ramsey has returned to full fitness prior to Sunday's Premier League outing versus Everton. The Wales international missed last weekend's 2-1 defeat to Watford after Arsene Wenger rested him for what he termed as fatigue.

Prior to the Everton clash, Wenger revealed that the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny are back in contention, with the latter having recovered from a minor muscular problem sustained during the Hornets loss last weekend.

Arsene Wenger heaps praise on Aaron Ramsey following Chelsea draw

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on the showing of Aaron Ramsey after the Gunners secured a 0-0 draw against Chelsea in Sunday's London derby.

The north London outfit had lost their last five outings at Stamford Bridge in convincing fashion, and many pundits and former players predicted that the Gunners would succumb to another defeat at the hands of Chelsea.

However, the Gunners produced a resolute display in the goalless draw against the Blues, and they will probably consider themselves unlucky to have not grabbed a winner. Speaking after the game, Wenger was very pleased with the performance of Ramsey, who was adjudged the man of the match after his commanding performance in midfield.

Chris Coleman wants Wales to enjoy crunch clash against Republic of Ireland

Manager Chris Coleman feels the Wales football team are in their golden era and has called his side to enjoy their final World Cup qualifier game against the Republic of Ireland on Monday night.

The 47-year-old guided Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 in France, and they are now on the cusp of qualifying for their first World Cup finals since 1958.

Gareth Bale unfazed by Real Madrid fans' criticism – Coleman

Wales manager Chris Coleman insists that star forward Gareth Bale will not be affected by the recent criticism from the Real Madrid faithful.

The 28-year-old was the subject of constant boos from Los Blancos supporters last weekend as his side settled for a 2-2 draw against Valencia.Bale has struggled with injuries over the past year, and this has reduced his overall influence in the Real Madrid squad to the point that he was benched for last season's Champions League final versus Juventus - in his hometown of Cardiff.

Bale: Austria was 'make or break' for Wales

Wales international Gareth Bale has admitted that last night's World Cup qualifier against Austria was a make-or-break game for his nation.

Chris Coleman's side saw group rivals Republic of Ireland drop points prior to their kickoff at the Principality Stadium, but they almost failed to capitalise against the visitors for much of the game.

Gareth Bale would make Manchester United title contenders - Nicol

Former Liverpool legend-turned-pundit Steve Nicol feels Manchester United would have a realistic chance of challenging for the Premier League title, should they secure the services of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid.

The Wales international has been heavily tipped for an Old Trafford move this summer, despite agent Jonathan Barnett branding the rumours as 'stupid' and 'ridiculous'.


Wales national team skipper Ashley Williams has named Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu as his replacement. The Everton centre half opines that the youngster has a bright future ahead of him in the Welsh set-up.

Williams says Ampadu can fit into his shoes when if retires from international duty. He says the player can become a regular for the national team. The 16-year old agreed terms with the defending league champs few weeks back, preferring a move to Stamford Bridge instead of the other top flight sides interested in his signature.


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