Arsenal manager Unai Emery has lauded in-form midfielder Aaron Ramsey for his performance against Italian Serie A giants Napoli in the first leg of their Europa League last eight tie.
Aaron Ramsey shone for the Gunners in the midfield as Arsenal took a big step towards the semifinals.
Ramsey and Arsenal are in the driving seat after a 2-0 win over Napoli in their home leg.
In his post-match press conference after the game, Unai Emery was full of praise for Welsh international Ramsey and the key role he played in the win over Napoli.
Aaron Ramsey scored the opening goal in the 15th minute off an assist from Ainsley Maitland-Niles for his second successive strike at the Emirates Stadium.
He had scored one of the goals as Arsenal beat Newcastle United 2-0 at home in their last Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal went on to score a second goal ten minutes after the opening goal from the aforementioned Ramsey.
The Gunners doubled their lead through an own goal from Kalidou Koulibaly off a Lucas Torreira strike.
Arsenal will take the 2-0 lead to Italy for the second leg scheduled for next week Thursday.
Aaron Ramsey has been a key performer for Arsenal in recent weeks despite the fact that he will join Italian champions Juventus this summer.