What Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said about Aaron Ramsdale blunder and Kai Havertz turnaround

Mikel Arteta gestures during Arsenal's win over Brentford in March 2024.
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has praised goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale after his blunder gifted Brentford a goal in Saturday's Premier League clash and spoke about the upturn in fortunes for Kai Havertz following the German's winner against the Bees.

Ramsdale started in goal because David Raya was ineligible to feature against his parent club, having signed for the Gunners on loan from the Bees in the summer.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.