Maximilian Eggestein is the Perfect Aaron Ramsey Replacement for Unai Emery at Arsenal

Maximilian Eggestein
LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - MARCH 17: Maximilian Eggestein of Werder Bremen during the German Bundesliga match between Bayer Leverkusen v Werder Bremen at the BayArena on March 17, 2019 in Leverkusen Germany (Photo by Angelo Blankespoor/Soccrates/Getty Images)

After scoring in the win against Newcastle United on Monday, Arsenal fans have realized that they are really going to miss their star man, Aaron Ramsey, next season. Scoring in the North London Derby a few weeks ago seemed to be the perfect way to say goodbye to his Arsenal supporters but, until the season ends, he still has a lot to offer to the London club in terms of securing a top-four finish.

Maximilian Eggestein: Perfect Aaron Ramsey Replacement for Emery?

Time to Say Goodbye

The Welsh midfielder agreed to sign a pre-contract with Italian champions Juventus sealing a move to Turin when his contract with Arsenal ends this summer. He will be leaving the Emirates after 12 wonderful years with the club. Ramsey was always a key figure in the Arsenal team for the last decade. With the 28-year-old leaving, manager Unai Emery will be having a headache in replacing Arsenal’s star man when the transfer window opens in the summer. It won’t be easy for any player to replace Ramsey’s quality at the Emirates.

Player Profile: Maximilian Eggestein

Werder Bremen’s Maximilian Eggestein seems like the perfect replacement for Aaron Ramsey at Arsenal. The German midfielder has been one of the best players in the Bundesliga this season. Sixth in the table, Werder Bremen are aiming to have some European action for next season. The German team have improved a lot over the years and Eggestein has been influential in Bremen’s rise. With five goals and three assists in the Bundesliga this season, the German midfielder is a goal-scoring midfielder just like Ramsey, who has four goals and six assists in the Premier League this season.

The 22-year-old is a very talented midfield player. Eggestein is considered to be one of Germany’s top talents. He possesses all the qualities required to become a world-class midfielder. With his powerful shooting and shot accuracy, the 22-year-old is quite a goal threat from long range. As a playmaker, he is swift with his passing and movement. Just like Ramsey, the midfielder likes to play short quick passes in order to build up a goal.

Perfect Ramsey Replacement?

For Emery, there can be no better player to replace Ramsey than Eggestein. Just like Ramsey, the midfielder is influential in bringing goals to the side. The youngster is as creative as the Welshman. The Werder Bremen star has got the potential to become a world class player in the upcoming years. The 22-year-old can act as a leader in Arsenal’s midfield and make it more solid. The 22-year-old will also be significant in creating goal scoring opportunities for both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. He can be an instant hit at the Emirates and will win over the Arsenal fans’ hearts in a matter of time.

The midfielder is defensively very strong and will definitely help in maintaining the organization of Arsenal’s entire team on the pitch. For Eggestein, Arsenal will be the best move to start a new chapter in his footballing career. Playing in the Premier League will help him showcase his talent at the very top level. The German is still very young and has a lot to develop in his game. But even at such a young age, he is one of the most complete midfielders in Europe. Just like Matteo Guendouzi, the German will be a cheap but efficient buy for Arsenal. At The Emirates, he could fill the departing Ramsey’s boots, no doubt.

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