Juve to offer pre-contract to Aaron Ramsey

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"That was a goal the Harlem Globetrotters would have been proud of", raved the commentator, after a strike that began in Arsenal's area, featured volleys from three players and a no look pass from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and ended with Ramsey playing it into the net off a post.

Arsenal were hopeful of tying Ramsey down to a new deal before the agency representing the player confirmed he will be leaving.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores his second.

The 27-year-old is unlikely to be short of suitors if he does indeed leave the club on a free transfer next year having given a timely reminder of his abilities at Fulham yesterday as he made a starring appearance from the bench.

Earlier this month, Ramsey's representatives Avid Sports & Entertainment Group confirmed he is likely to depart as a free agent at the end of the season after the club chose not to continue discussions over a new contract. The England worldwide made the switch from the Emirates Stadium to Anfield previous year in what turned out to be an excellent move for the player, and former team-mate Aaron Ramsey could be set to tread the same path.

Summer signing Sokratis and German centre-back Shkodran Mustafi have been the preferred partnership in central defence for the Gunners this season but Merson is not convinced the pair have what it takes to keep Arsenal's good form going.

Arsenal return to action against Leicester after the global break.

Arsenal have now recorded their sixth consecutive win in the Premiership after back-to-back defeats to Manchester City and Chelsea at the start of the season.

"We tried to win the game", he said.

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