Andy King raves about Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey

Wales' Aaron Ramsey

The Leicester City man could replace his Arsenal counterpart for Wales this week.

Wales' Aaron Ramsey

Quoted by The Mirror, Leicester City midfielder Andy King has expressed his disappointment that Wales team-mate Aaron Ramsey will miss the country's huge Euro 2016 semi-final clash with Portugal this week.

The Arsenal star will sit out his nation's biggest ever football match due to suspension after picking up his second yellow card of the tournament in Friday's 3-1 win over Belgium - and it looked a soft booking, to add insult to injury.

Wales' Aaron Ramsey reacts

Having netted three times, Gareth Bale has stole the headlines but the Arsenal man has played such a big role in helping Chris Coleman's side reach this stage with some truly tireless midfield displays.

His absence might well be felt, and King, who along with Jonny Williams could be charged with the unenviable task of filling the 25-year-old's boots, says that the former Cardiff City man has been simply "outstanding" in the competition thus far.

Wales' Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey

“I am disappointed for everyone that Rambo is suspended," he said via The Mirror. “He has been outstanding this tournament and you want all our best players available."

Few would write off Wales' chances of beating the Portuguese to book a final with one of Germany or France, the host nation thumping Iceland 5-2 on Sunday.

Wales' Aaron Ramsey and Wales players react at the end of the game

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