3. Aaron Ramsey
I don’t know what the hell is going on with Aaron Ramsey‘s contract situation, if it is dead, or trying to find new life, or what, but after seeing how in-tune he was against Tottenham, how much passion he still has, and how he looked to be, for lack of a better phrase, fighting for a new contract, I have to imagine that he will be out there against United.
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Not least of all because the two alternatives – Mkhitaryan and Iwobi – were perhaps the two things that didn’t work all that well against Tottenham.
Not to mention the fact that Granit Xhaka is out on suspension, meaning that Ramsey now has two open opportunities to get into the starting XI – deeper and further forward. Unless Emery wisely opts for the 3-5-2, with Ramsey right in the middle of all of it, flanked by Torreira and Guendouzi.
Whatever the case, Ramsey is the Premier League leader in assists (well, tied, but you get me). It would be a crime to sit him, I don’t care what his future holds. Clearly this man has Arsenal in his veins and as long as that blood is pumping, he should be out on the pitch.
On to No. 2.