Europa League: Aaron Ramsey may have played his final Arsenal game after limping off with injury during win over Napoli
Aaron Ramsey could have played his last game for Arsenal ahead of his summer move to Juventus after limping off injured in their Europa League quarter-final, second leg tie at Napoli on Thursday.
Naples: Aaron Ramsey could have played his last game for Arsenal ahead of his summer move to Juventus after limping off injured in their Europa League quarter-final, second leg tie at Napoli on Thursday.
The Welsh midfielder looked to have picked up a hamstring injury half an hour into the 1-0 win at the Stadio San Paolo after a high tackle on Napoli's Piotr Zielinski.
"It is a muscular injury. Normally it will be some weeks out for him. But we have other players and we can find a performance and rotate players," Arsenal manager Unai Emery told BT Sport.
Emery, whose side beat Napoli 3-0 on aggregate to set up a last-four clash with Valencia, said he didn't know whether Ramsey would play again this season.
Ramsey, out of contract with Arsenal in June, will end an 11-year association with the Gunners after agreeing a deal with Juve reportedly worth £400,000 ($515,000) per week over four seasons.
Reduced to a bit-part player under Emery, Ramsey's recent form — he has three goals in his last seven starts — had helped him regain a regular spot in the Arsenal side.
The 28-year-old, set to follow in the footsteps of countrymen John Charles and Ian Rush by switching England for Turin, had struck the opening goal in last week's 2-0 win over Napoli.
Gattuso was appointed as Fiorentina boss on 25 May less than 48 hours after announcing his departure from Napoli and had not been expected to start work until 1 July.
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