REPORT: Barcelona Scouting Ramsey – Should We Be Worried?

By on December 4, 2013

Some interesting transfer news for you this evening with the Daily Mail reporting that Barcelona are keeping a close eye on the progress of Aaron Ramsey.

The Welshman has been in sensational form this season, better than anybody could have predicted, and it’s seems it’s not gone unnoticed at the Nou Camp.

The Mail claims that Barca President Sandro Rossell is making plans for the future with midfield understood to be an area he feels needs strengthened Рpresumably because Xavi is now 33 and Iniesta is approaching 30.

The newspaper suggests that the Catalans have identified Ramsey as a potential recruit and have sent scouts to watch the midfielders last four games – the latest of which saw him score a brace against former club Cardiff on Saturday.

So, if this report is accurate, should we be worried?

Well Arsene Wenger recently stated that he wouldn’t sell Rambo for ¬£50m. Now obviously he may change his mind if a club like Barcelona actually came in with such a bid, but I personally don’t think the Spaniard’s would pay such a fee.

So unless they are going to offer us Cesc Fabregas in exchange, I don’t think Barca would ever table an offer we simply couldn’t refuse.

Ramsey is also incredibly loyal to Arsenal, particularly after we stuck by him after his horrific leg break. He has worked so hard to fight his way back to full fitness and break into the first team, I don’t see him repaying us by jumping ship as soon as he finds some form.

With the team playing so well and players like Ramsey upping their game, we should expect clubs to show an interest in the squad. Fortunately we’re now in a financial position where we can turn down sizable offers and are building a team that finally looks like it will challenge for trophies, so players aren’t going to be as eager to leave.

Would you be concerned if Barca came in for Ramsey?



  1. Johan

    December 4, 2013 at 5:09 pm

    Not this summer.
    But if we for some reason go 2 more seasons without silverware, then I’d be hard pressed to blame him for going.

    • Sam

      December 4, 2013 at 6:32 pm

      If we can keep all our players for two seasons, then we will not go without a trophy.

  2. Austine Poly

    December 4, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Arsene has said it all “financially we’re okay”so Rambo is going no where…

  3. Chirs

    December 4, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    Just show the middle finger if Barca asked for Ramb0′s price.

  4. baz

    December 5, 2013 at 10:37 am

    If Read Madrid paid 100 million euros for Bail that would be a good opening bid from them…..

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