Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is pleased to see Arron Ramsey back to full fitness after being sidelined through injury since the opening game of the season.
The 25-year-old came on as a second-half substitute during the Gunners’ 4-1 victory over Sunderland on Saturday.
Wenger praised the versatility and quality of the English midfielder following his performance against the Black Cats.
‘He is a player who is box-to-box so overall he pushes the team forward,’ Wenger told the Arsenal website.
‘That is what we want in our side. He can play in holding midfield, he can play if needed on the flanks as well. That’s where he is not happy, but he can play there as well.
‘He has a tremendous drive, he’s a bit Lampard-ish you know, where he likes to get in the box, likes to shoot from distance and has similar quality.’
However, the 67-year-old manager is unsure whether the midfielder is ready to start in place of Granit Xhaka in their Champions League match against Ludogorets Razgrad.
‘I don’t know,’ he said. ‘I will have to analyse all that now, with Xhaka back. We play now in the Champions League and then we play Tottenham.
‘So I have to see who I rest and who I play without diminishing the chance of the team to win the game.’
The match at Vasil Levski National Stadium kicks off at 21:45.
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