Man United plan third bid for Aaron Ramsey, as Arsene Wenger talks about Arsenal midfielder

What next for Aaron Ramsey?

The future of Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been one of the main talking points this international break.

Ramsey scored for Arsenal last time out in the Premier League, a delicious back heel at Fulham, following a glorious Gunners move in the 5-1 win.

However, Ramsey has confirmed that a new deal at Arsenal, which was close to being agreed, has now been revoked by the north London club.

Ramsey is not keen to leave Arsenal in January, which means a free transfer next summer is looking more and more likely.

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 07: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s third goal during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Arsenal FC at Craven Cottage on October 7, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Manchester United set to make third move for Aaron Ramsey

The Sunday Mirror report today that Manchester United are keen on signing Aaron Ramsey.

Clubs such as Juventus and Liverpool have also been linked with the Welsh midfielder in recent days as well.

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According to Steve Bates, this will be the third time Manchester United have tried to sign Aaron Ramsey.

Bates: “Former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson wanted Ramsey before he left Cardiff for Arsenal in a £4.8million deal in 2008. And it’s understood United tried to land Ramsey – who will be 28 in December – as recently as LAST summer after making a discreet enquiry about the Welshman.”

CARDIFF, WALES – SEPTEMBER 06: Aaron Ramsey of Wales celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal during the UEFA Nations League B group four match between Wales and Republic of Ireland at Cardiff City Stadium on September 6, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Would Aaron Ramsey be a good fit for Manchester United?

Bates does add in the Sunday Mirror that “Ramsey can sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club from January and it’s believed he’s tempted by a move abroad.”

And, that Jose Mourinho is a “long-term admirer” of the Welshman.

Certainly, you can imagine the Manchester United hierarchy would be keen on signing Ramsey for free, with wages the main output on bringing in a proven Premier League performer.

Central midfield was one of the few positions Manchester United did improve on in the past summer, with Fred joining from Shakhtar Donetsk.

Ramsey would likely bring more creativity than the likes of Nemanja Matic and Fred, but does take up a fairly similar role to Paul Pogba.

Arsene Wenger on Aaron Ramsey staying at Arsenal – video

Once upon a time, Arsene Wenger’s thoughts on Aaron Ramsey’s contract situation would be taken as gospel.

Of course, Wenger is no longer Arsenal manager but he did suggest that Ramsey could yet stay at The Emirates in an interview on Saturday.

Wenger was speaking after Per Mertesacker’s testimonial, which took place on Saturday.

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Aaron Ramsey played the full 90 minutes as Spain beat Wales 4-1 on Thursday evening.

Ramsey is expected to start Wales’ next match against the Republic of Ireland in the Nations League on Tuesday.

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