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Champions League Winning Liverpool Legend Blames Aaron Ramsey For Arsenal Capitulation

Arsenal drew 3-3 with Anderlecht after having a three goal lead at the Emirates…

Dietmar Hamann believes that Aaron Ramsey’s selfishness was key in leading to Arsenal’s collapse against Anderlecht on Tuesday night, reports the Metro.

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The Liverpool legend ripped in to the Gunners, criticising their tactics when they were 3-0 and 3-1 up. He thinks that they shouldn’t have attacked with so many numbers once they had theoretically won the game. The German accused the players of being naive.

Hamann knows what it takes to win in Europe having won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005.

The former defensive midfielder said, “The naivety is staggering. They were still attacking at 3-0, 3-1 with five and six men at a time. All they were interested in was scoring goals, they didn’t think about the team’s success, the win. In the end they got the ultimate punishment.

“It’s not acceptable for a team that wants to win trophies at the highest level.

“The main culprit was Ramsey. He wanted to get on the scoresheet. He wasn’t interested in the team’s success, whether the team was going to win or not concede and secure the three points.”

Arsenal will be hoping for a reaction to the poor result in Saturday’s match against Swansea City at the Liberty stadium. An injury picked up by Mikel Arteta in the game with Anderlecht means that he will join Laurent Koscielny, David Ospina, Mesut Ozil, Mathieu Debuchy, and Olivier Giroud in the treatment room. Jack Wilshere is also doubtful for the Premier League fixture.

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