Aaron Ramsey: Chris Coleman angry at Arsene Wenger 'cheap shot'

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Chris Coleman expresses his anger at Arsene Wenger's comments
Friendly international: Wales v Netherlands
Venue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Friday, 13 November Kick-off: 19:45 GMT
Coverage: Live on BBC Two Wales and online, BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website.

Wales manager Chris Coleman has accused Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger of a "cheap shot" over Aaron Ramsey's hamstring injury.

Ramsey came off during the win over Bayern Munich, three days after playing 90 minutes at Watford on 17 October.

Wenger was unhappy that he played for Wales against Andorra on 13 October.

"If Wenger has a problem with me or my selection, I'll gladly drive to Arsenal's training ground," said Coleman.

"I'm not going to sit back and let someone put blame on us.

"Our job is hard enough as managers without us having a chip at each other, especially a cheap shot which is exactly what it was."

Midfielder Ramsey, 24, is out of Wales' 13 November friendly against Netherlands in Cardiff with the injury suffered playing for Arsenal against Bayern.

Aaron Ramsey
Aaron Ramsey has played 38 times for Wales

He had played for Wales in their Euro 2016 qualifying matches against Bosnia-Herzegovina on 10 October and Andorra on 13 October.

Coleman added: "If I get no correspondence from a club regarding their players that is a green light for us to play the player. And there was no correspondence from Arsenal from Wenger or his medical team.

"If he's got a problem with Aaron Ramsey, pick the phone up and tell me. He called [England manager] Roy Hodgson on Theo Walcott."

After the injury, Wenger said: "The fact that he played against Andorra certainly cost Gareth Bale and him [Ramsey] as well."

Announcing his squad to play Netherlands, Coleman queried why Wenger had commentated about Real Madrid's Bale.

"He shouldn't comment on Gareth Bale as that has nothing to do with Arsenal," he said.

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