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Ramsey expresses his disappointment following Oxlade-Chamberlain exit

Wales international Aaron Ramsey has revealed his disappointment after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was sold to Liverpool on transfer deadline day. The Gunners accepted a fee of around £35m from the Reds for the attacker following his reluctance to extend his contract beyond the end of the season.

The England international was also linked with a potential move to Chelsea earlier in the week, but he snubbed the Blues in favour of Liverpool, who provided him the assurance of playing in the central midfield role.

Upon the midfielder's exit, Ramsey took to Instagram to make his feelings clear over the move, but he left an unfortunate hash tag at the end which summed up the Gunners' situation at the moment, he wrote: "Another of our British boys heading on to new things. Not only have we lost a great player we've lost a great guy in the changing room and it is sad to see you go mate. Had some great memories over the years playing alongside you and I wish you all the best with this new chapter in your life #theOX #shaaambles"

Shortly after, the Welshman had seen immense criticism directed towards the club for the situation, but Ramsey later clarified that the hash tag #shaambles was a nickname given to the 24-year-old due to him being always late for training, he added: "Let's all calm down, 'Shaaambles' was a nickname used as a joke for the ox sometimes around the training ground. #personaljoke"

Arsene Wenger had the ambition of developing a British core at the Emirates, but things have not gone to plan over the years with the likes of Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain having parted ways with the club whilst Carl Jenkinson and Jack Wilshere are in the last chance saloon with regards to their futures.

Ramsey, for one, has performed at a consistent level for the north London giants, but he recently apologised for his dismal effort in the 4-0 humiliation at the hands of Liverpool.