By Chris Harris

Aaron Ramsey is proud of the way Arsenal have turned their season around in recent months - and now he wants to finish the job.

The Wales captain is expected to start the London derby against Chelsea on Saturday with Mikel Arteta ruled out for the remaining four games of the Premier League campaign.

A victory for Arsène Wenger's side will kept them ahead of the chasing pack in the race for third place and Ramsey is hoping for an improvement on Monday's performance against Wigan.

"It was a disappointing result and we wanted to win that game, being at home as well," he told Arsenal Player.

"I felt that personally and as a team we didn't perform to what we are capable of doing. I was disappointed with my own performance but hopefully we can just put that behind us and move onto the next game, which is Chelsea.

"I think it is a big game for what is at stake. Obviously they have been doing well recently so they are going to be full of confidence. But we are confident that we can get the result we are looking for. It is going to be a big game in terms of where we are going to finish at the end of the season, we know what we have to do and hopefully we can do it on the day.

"We have done remarkably well to get back into the position we are in at the moment. We were 10 points off Tottenham at one stage and now we are in front so I think we have turned the season around. Hopefully we can finish the job off for the remainder of this season and then next season have a better start."

Chelsea are halfway through their Champions League semi-final tie with Barcelona and Ramsey hopes they will be feeling the effects of Wednesday's hard-fought 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge.

"Some players can be a bit more tired than normal [after a game like that] but as a professional player you have short recoveries and I am sure they will be able to deal with that," he said.

"Barcelona had most of the possession and Chelsea were chasing the ball for large periods of the game. Hopefully they will be a bit more tired than usual."



Watch the full interview with Aaron on Arsenal Player.

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