Arsenal latest: Ramsey 'excited' at future; Sanogo talks of 'ups and downs'

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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been speaking about the extra responsibility he now has at the club. The Welshman is now one of the club's longest serving players and was one of their best players last term.

He also scored the winning goal in the club's FA Cup final triumph last season and is relishing his senior role.

He told the Arsenal Magazine:

“I made my debut when I was 16 so I've been playing for a number of years and been learning my trade if you like. I think I've always been quite mature for my age. I moved here when I was 17 and had to grow up pretty quickly. Now I feel like I am as mature as I can be. I've got a lot more responsibility and I've become used to that and it feels good. I just want to improve on last season and try to become the best player I can possibly be.

“It was nice [to score the winner in the FA Cup final] but hopefully I can have more than that - hopefully it's not the only thing I achieve.

“I'm confident I can improve and have many more of those wonderful moments. I'm really excited with the way things are developing and about what the future holds.”

Meanwhile Yaya Sanogo has been speaking about Arsene Wenger. The French youngster has been backed to play back-up to Olivier Giroud by Wenger this season - a fact that pleases the talented striker.

He told the official website:

"My first year had some ups and downs. I was injured during the first six months, then I made some good progress. It took some time to settle in as I had just arrived at a new club so it was a bit difficult, but at the end we won the cup so I was happy about the season. It gives me a lot of confidence that the boss trusts me because he believes in me and has hope. That is why I work so hard every day and keep the faith."

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