Neil Lennon agrees with Mikel Arteta on £ 25million Arsenal summer move after Burnley win – .

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Neil Lennon agrees with Mikel Arteta on £ 25million Arsenal summer move after Burnley win – .


Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon has praised Aaron Ramsdale’s performance following Arsenal’s 1-0 win at Burnley.
Ramsdale, who joined the club from Sheffield United in the summer for a transfer fee of around £ 25million, has yet to concede the two league games he has made since taking over from Bernd Leno – and Mikel Arteta’s team have now taken six points from their last two games.

Arsenal had lost their first three Premier League appearances, but are now in 12th place having secured back-to-back 1-0 victories – against Norwich City and the Clarets.

Ramsdale was in command in his box against a physical side from Burnley and will be hoping to keep his place between the sticks for the North London Derby next weekend against Tottenham Hotspur.

The transfer of the former Sheffield United goalkeeper has sparked some skepticism from fans after back-to-back relegations and high transfer fees, but the stopper is doing all he can to prove the skeptics wrong .

Former Hoops boss Lennon criticized Burnley’s posting in the afternoon, but praised Ramsdale after his “excellent” performance at Turf Moor.

He told BBC Radio 5 Live: “Three huge points for Arsenal. Burnley lost 45 minutes, the second half was more like them. But they will certainly regret this game.

“At the time, I didn’t think it was a penalty [against Matej Vydra]. I found Aaron Ramsdale to be excellent. Blank sheet, another 1-0 victory, it’s like the Arsenal of yesteryear! “

Gunner boss Arteta joined Lennon in congratulating the 23-year-old on an impressive performance across the board.

“It’s his character, his leadership, the way he presents himself as a person,” said Arteta, when asked about Ramsdale commanding his own box.

“I like that he has a presence and that he dominates his field. “

On Arsenal’s victory, the Gunners boss added: “It was a hard-fought victory in a really tough place. You must be ready for a fight. “

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