Aaron Ramsdale and David Seaman at London Colney (Photo through Ramsdale on Instagram)
Posting on his Instagram web page on Tuesday, Aaron Ramsdale shared an image of himself and former Arsenal goalkeeping legend David Seaman.
Captioning the put up, Ramsdale wrote: “All smiles at training right now, lastly obtained to meet this man correctly as nicely! What a legend, what a man!”
Charles Watts has since confirmed that Seaman was invited in by academy supervisor Per Mertesacker to do some informal work on the training ground with the u23 goalkeepers and students.
There’s little doubt that will probably be an excellent expertise for gifted children like Karl Hein and Arthur Okonkwo, who’re nonetheless growing their recreation and would certainly welcome any suggestions Seaman can present.
As for his relationship with Ramsdale, that’s been constructing for over a month now.
It began in August, when Arsenal have been closing in on the signing of Ramsdale from Sheffield United. Despite widespread opposition to the transfer from the supporters, Seaman provided a extra balanced view, mentioning that the followers weren’t so certain about him both.
“There’s a number of similarities to once I joined Arsenal,” Seaman stated. “I used to be England’s No.3 on the World Cup in 1990, Ramsdale has completed the identical.
“I began getting a load of stick as a result of the followers didn’t need me. They have been all singing ‘Lukic is best than Seaman’ and ‘You’ll by no means play for Arsenal’.
“There are some similarities and hopefully he’ll go on to have an excellent profession at Arsenal.”
Then, after the North London derby, the 2 of them had the possibility to meet correctly as they ready for a TV interview. Now they’ve spent a while collectively on the training ground.
Seaman is clearly nonetheless a well-liked determine with the supporters, and it’s all the time nice to see former gamers publicly supporting and serving to out with their previous membership.