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Aaron Ramsey names Scott Parker as his toughest ever opponent

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During a recent Q&A session on the UEFA Champions League's official Facebook page, Aaron Ramsey was asked who the toughest opponent he has faced during his career was.

The Arsenal midfielder has gone head-to-head with the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Yaya Toure and Xabi Alonso during his time as a footballer, but the Welshman's choice comes as quite a surprise.

The Gunners star chose former Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Scott Parker as his most difficult adversary.

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He told fans: "Scott Parker was definitely the toughest opponent that I have played against.

"He doesn't give you a moment's rest on the ball and is always kicking away at your ankles or tackling you or whatever so he is definitely the toughest opponent I've played against."

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Ramsey's choice definitely comes from left-field. However, the Fulham midfielder was renowned for his all-action style of play in the centre of the park.

ANOTHER INJURY

The former Cardiff City man is currently on the sidelines having injured his hamstring in the 2-0 win over Bayern Munich.

Having recovered from a slow start to the season, Ramsey was back among the goals against Watford and another hamstring problem is a huge setback.

This is the fifth time he has suffered the same problem since July 2014 and the regular occurrence will be a concern to all involved at Arsenal.

He undoubtedly has the quality, but Ramsey appears to be yet another Gunners star whose career is blighted by injuries.

Arsenal fans: Just how good do you think Aaron Ramsey is? Let us know in the comments section below!

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