Ramsey injury is proof Arsenal need more protection from refs, says Rosicky

03 March 2010 01:56
Tomas Rosicky has pointed to the horror leg break suffered by team-mate Aaron Ramsey last weekend as proof that Arsenal need more protection from referees.

The young Wales midfielder sustained fractures to the tibia and fibula in his right leg following a collision with Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross at the Britannia Stadium and will not play again for the foreseeable future.

And while Rosicky refused to point the finger of blame at Shawcross, the Czech Republic international believes it is time officials stepped in and reduced the 'high' number of fouls against the Gunners.

Protect us: Tomas Rosicky says refs should now restrict fouls against Arsenal

'I think you cannot blame the player or tell that he wanted to break his leg, of course not,' he said.

'But it's always against us. The teams operate aggressively against us,that's no problem for us, I think everybody copes with that but I thinkwe have to be more protected from the referees.

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Source: Daily_Mail