Souness: Aaron Ramsey was a 9.5/10 for Arsenal against Manchester United

Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey was praised for his display against Manchester United by Graeme Souness.

Aaron Ramsey's performance for Arsenal against Manchester United drew praise from SkySports pundit Graeme Souness. 

The Welshman began the game playing on the right of attack, before moving to a central role as Arsene Wenger made substitutions to chase the game.

He grew in influence as the game went on, helping his side secure a 1-1 draw and remain above United in the Premier League table.

Souness told SkySports that he felt Ramsey was excellent, and his contribution is often overlooked.

He said: "I think we need to have a reality check on Aaron Ramsey. When he plays he's always a 7 or an 8. We've started to take him for granted a bit, he's that good. Today he's nearer a nine and a half."

Ramsey was Arsenal's best player last season despite missing a three month stretch through injury, scoring prolifically including the winner in the FA Cup Final against Hull.

This season has been more challenging for him with a succession of niggling injuries, and is still one goal short of reaching double figures for the season.

Against United he was arguably the brightest figure in midfield for Arsenal with Santi Cazorla below par, failing to create a single chance.

Ramsey made one key pass, but touched the ball 67 times, more than any other Arsenal player. He managed three tackles and one interception, with his performance rated a 7.4/10 by Opta powered website whoscored.com.

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