Aaron Ramsey has NOT returned to Nice with Wales midfielder finding World Cup exit ‘hard to digest’

    AARON RAMSEY has not returned to club side Nice since Wales’ World Cup exit a month ago.

    Manager Lucien Favre said the ex-Arsenal and Juventus midfielder had found the Dragons’ group stage KO in Qatar “hard to digest”.

    Aaron Ramsey has not returned to Nice since the World Cup


    Aaron Ramsey has not returned to Nice since the World CupCredit: Rex

    Ramsey, 32, has not played since Wales‘ final group game on 29 November – a 3-0 defeat by England.

    Favre said: “He is taking his time to really recover – that’s it.

    “He was very disappointed with the World Cup.”

    Ramsey, who has 78 Wales caps, started for Robert Page’s side in all three matches in Qatar – the nation’s first World Cup finals appearance since 1958.

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    They finished bottom of Group B after an opening draw against the USA was followed by losses to Iran and England.

    He has been a regular in the Nice side since joining the French club as a free agent in August after his contract was terminated at Juventus.

    In all competitions he’s featured 16 times and has played in 12 of their 15 league matches, including 90 minutes in their final match before the World Cup break on 11 November.

    Ramsey has scored once, on his debut, and registered one assist.

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    But his chances of playing again in the near future appear up in the air.

    That’s because Nice are due to return to action in Ligue 1 on Thursday when they host RC Lens.


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