Arsenal club, competing in the English Premier League, announced the renewal of the contract of its goalkeeper, Aaron Ramsdale, until 2028.
Ramsdale joined Arsenal in the summer of 2021 from Sheffield United, and since joining the Gunners, the brilliant goalkeeper has participated in 76 matches in all competitions.
“It’s a very proud moment,” Ramsdale told Arsenal’s official website on Thursday.
And the 25-year-old goalkeeper added: “It’s great to get a new contract after only two years. It makes me more focused. Maybe after a few years I get a new contract and the dream I’m living inside this club continues.”
In Ramsdale’s first season with Arsenal, he kept 14 clean sheets in all competitions, and was chosen as the club’s best player in October and November 2021. In his second season, the English goalkeeper kept 14 clean sheets.
Statements by Arteta and Edu
“It is great that we have agreed and completed a new contract with Aaron. We have enjoyed his performance since he joined us and we are looking forward to more,” said Brazilian sporting director Edu.
He added, “We must also remember that Aaron is still very young, so we expect a lot from him.”
For his part, Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta said: “We are all very happy that Ramsdale has signed a new contract. The way Aaron has developed over the past two years has been exceptional, in addition to his performance, his contribution and his adaptation to the club.”
He continued, “We continue to build our future by preserving the talent in our young team. We are all looking forward to enjoying many more years with Aaron, both on a playing level and on a personal level.”
Ramsdale began his professional career with Sheffield United, before joining Bournemouth at the age of 18 in 2017.
After 3 seasons, the goalkeeper returned to Sheffield and participated with him in 37 matches in the English Premier League season (2019-2020).