Aaron Ramsey was not included in our squad for Sunday’s Premier League at Brighton. But why?
Arsene Wenger explained his selection after the game.
“I left him at home because I played him in the two games against City, without a lot of training in behind,” said the boss.
“I didn’t want to gamble today for a physical setback, so I left him completely out of the squad.
“Yes [it’s a sign of the Europa League’s importance], because we have to be realistic. We need two teams to collapse [in the Premier League]. I can’t see that at the moment, because two teams to drop so many points is very difficult to imagine.
“But we have to give our best for as long as we can. Of course the Europa League becomes important.”
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