'I reached out to Aaron Ramsey a couple of times, but he didn’t want to talk to me': Ryan Shawcross addresses Arsenal horror challenge and how it affected him

Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal shakes hands with Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross before the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2011 in London, England.
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Ryan Shawcross has spoken about Aaron Ramsey and the leg-breaking injury that he caused the Welshman.

In 2010 during a match between Stoke City and Arsenal, Potters captain Shawcross was sent off for a horror tackle which caused a double fracture in Ramsey's lower right leg. The Gunners star Ramsey was hospitalised, his tibia and fibula both broken, returning to football nine months later before two loan spells were arranged to build his fitness back up.

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