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WATCH: It's going to be hard to get back into the Arsenal team - Aaron Ramsey

The Wales international has struggled with injury this season and has acknowledged the challenge he has to get back into the Gunners' midfield

Ahead of Arsenal's crunch Premier League encounter with Bournemouth, Aaron Ramsey believes he has a tough task on his hands to get back into the team.

The Wales international has missed the majority of the current campaign due to a hamstring injury but has since returned to the first-team fold.

However, with Francis Coquelin and Granit Xhaka playing well in the centre of Arsenal's midfield and Theo Walcott in-form on the right wing, Ramsey has acknowledged the difficulty he has holding down a regular spot in the starting XI.

“I want to get back in there now, get back into that team – that’s my target: to help this team achieve what we want to achieve this year," Ramsey told Goal.

"It’s going to be hard work, the team are on a good run at the moment but I know what I am capable of doing and hopefully I can bring something to this team and help them to continue, or if not do even better, than they have been doing.”

Ramsey also spoke of when he joined the club as a 17-year-old from Cardiff City in 2008 and he still believes the structure Arsene Wenger has put in place in North London allows youngsters to flourish.

“It was quite daunting going in for my first training session but you have to pinch yourself and say: ‘I’m here to get into that team now,’” Ramsey revealed.

“The environment at Arsenal is brilliant. The boss has brought in so many youngsters over the years and turned them into great players.

“I think having those experiences with others who are in a similar position helps you get through it.”

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