Revealing the reason for Ramsdale absence from Arsenal’s draw with Chelsea.
- Aaron was left out of the draw with Chelsea because his wife gave birth.
- Ramsdale has become David Raya’s replacement in the second half.
- Arteta names Karl Heine as substitute
Aaron Ramsdale has withdrawn from Arsenal’s squad for the Premier League clash with Chelsea after his wife Georgina gave birth. Report from โปรโมชั่น ufabet
Ramsdale became David Raya’s substitute in the second half, but he was a surprise omission from the London derby.
However, Mikel Arteta confirmed that the England goalkeeper I excused myself to see my wife giving birth to a son.
“Aaron was not included in today’s squad after his wife Georgina gave birth to a baby boy. Congratulations to both of them,” Arteta said.
Arteta named Karl Heine as substitute in place with the Estonian goalkeeper having never played goal for the club before.
Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron has sign a new long-term deal.
The England international’s new contract runs until 2026, with the option of a further year.
Ramsdale has made 76 appearances for Arsenal in all competitions since joining from Sheffield United two years ago, establishing himself as the Gunners’ No 1 ‘keeper.
“[There’s a] family feel to the football club,” said Ramsdale in a message to the Arsenal fans after signing his contract. “I can’t imagine anywhere else for my home stadium to be, or my home.