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Wenger - Aaron is getting back to basics

Aaron Ramsey

Arsene Wenger believes that Aaron Ramsey will soon hit peak form again after going back to basics.

The Arsenal manager has been pleased with the 23-year-old’s contribution, but feels that he may have felt under pressure to score following his sensational season in 2013/14.

Ramsey has been on target three times this term, and Wenger is sure that more goals will flow over the coming months.

"He is a Lampard type and when you watch the picture again, who is in the box? Oh, my friend Aaron is there"

Arsene Wenger

“He is back now,” the boss said. “He had a little moment when he was not at his best but that can happen. I am fully confident that he is back.

“He always wants to play. He has a terrific engine and on the pitch he never hides, so when he sometimes makes a mistake it is [noticeable] - but if you look at his overall contribution to the team, it is always fantastic.

“Yes sometimes [he may have been trying too hard]. I believe he felt a bit more pressure to score. You always have to come back to basics. What is my job? Midfielder, win the ball and give a good pass.

“After that, with his natural engine, a consequence of that is he will have chances. But if you play like [you believe that you] have to score, every time you want to be in the box you forget a little bit of the basics of the job.

“He is a Lampard type and when you watch the picture again, who is in the box? Oh, my friend Aaron is there - but he has to start from midfield.”

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