Chris Coleman thinks 'Aaron Ramsey could play in any team on the planet'

12/11/16

Wales manager Chris Coleman has claimed that Aaron Ramsey is good enough to play in "any team on the planet".

The Arsenal midfielder played a pivotal role in getting the national side to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, where they lost to eventual champions Portugal.

Ramsey has struggled with injury this season, though, as he spent 11 weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring problem that he picked up on the opening weekend of the campaign.

Due to injuries, the 25-year-old has not played for Wales since the team's quarter-final win over Belgium at the European Championships in the summer, and Coleman claims that the midfielder has been sorely missed.

"Take him out of any team and it's a loss," BBC Sport quotes Coleman as saying. "That's not a biased opinion because I'm a Welshman and we all love Rambo.

"I'm looking at it clinically. Playing in tournament against the top teams, he was head and shoulders above. In my personal opinion there's not a team on the planet he couldn't play for."

Ramsey is likely to feature when Wales go head to head with Serbia in their World Cup qualifying campaign on Saturday.

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