Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey rejoins Cardiff

21 January 2011 07:49
Cardiff have confirmed an agreement has been reached with Arsenal over the one-month loan of Aaron Ramsey to the Welsh club.

The 20-year-old joined the Gunners from the Bluebirds in a £5million deal during June 2008 and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said today that the midfielder was likely to head back to Wales before the end of the transfer window.

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A statement on club website this eveningannounced: "Following comments made by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger onFriday, Cardiff City are pleased to confirm that an agreement has beenreached between clubs to see Aaron Ramsey rejoin the Bluebirds on loan."

It continued: "The paperwork is yet to be completed, with Aarontravelling to south Wales this evening with a view to sign on Saturdaymorning. The loan agreement is set to run until 26 February andincludes our npower Championship match against Hull City.'

Wenger earlier suggested the deal was in the pipeline, saying: "I am considering to give Ramsey one month out on loan, with a possibility of him to go to Cardiff.

"I don't want him to go to a Premier League club because I want him to finish the season with us. I just look for competition for him."

The Wales international has just returned to fitness following a broken leg suffered at Stoke in February, and had a spell at Nottingham Forest to get some much-needed match practice.

Earlier this week, Arsenal youngster Jay Emmanuel-Thomas headed to Cardiff City Stadium until the end of the season.

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Source: Daily_Mail