Aaron Ramsey refuses to shake hands with Arsenal fan Piers Morgan

Welshman declined 'hand of peace' following draw with Chelsea

Simon Rice
Tuesday 28 April 2015 10:59 BST
Aaron Ramsey and Piers Morgan
Aaron Ramsey and Piers Morgan (GETTY IMAGES)

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Aaron Ramsey refused the offer of a hand shake from outspoken Arsenal fan Piers Morgan following yesterday's draw with Chelsea.

The Welshman's snub comes after years of abuse from the broadcaster who was particularly critical of the midfielder during a poor run of form during the 2012/13 season.

Ramsey, who has since grown into one of Arsenal's most influential players, has made clear his awareness of the criticism before, pointedly asking 'who's Piers Morgan' in an interview.

In retaliation, Morgan has referred to Ramsey as 'whatshisname' ever since.

It seemed the former Daily Mirror editor was keen to bury the hatchet having seen Arsenal draw 0-0 with Chelsea at the Emirates on Sunday. However, Ramsey didn't feel the same way.

But not everyone at Arsenal snubbed Morgan.

Any hopes Arsenal had of pushing Chelsea for the title appear to be over following yesterday's result. They're next in action against Hull.

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