Aston Villa: Jacob Ramsey’s Premier League goal at Norwich praised by pundits

‘Brave’ Jacob Ramsey has reworked into an ‘all-round midfielder’, say Chris Sutton and Gabby Agbonlahor as they heap reward on the 20-year-old Aston Villa starlet after his beautiful particular person goal at Norwich

Former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor believes his outdated facet have an ‘all-round midfielder’ in Jacob Ramsey after his sensible show in Tuesday’s 2-0 win at Norwich. 

The 20-year-old broke the impasse in spectacular style for Steven Gerrard’s facet with a surging solo run to slice proper via Norwich’s midfield and defence. 


Agbonlahor has adopted Ramsey’s progress at Villa Park and feels he has change into ‘courageous’ since breaking via final season. 

Jacob Ramsey netted a sensational solo goal to put Aston Villa 1-0 up away to Norwich City

Jacob Ramsey netted a sensational solo goal to place Aston Villa 1-0 up away to Norwich City

The 20-year-old ran half the pitch before firing impressively past Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul


The 20-year-old ran half the pitch earlier than firing impressively previous Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul

That is a particular run from Aston Villa’s Jacob Ramsey! ⚡

He places his head down and simply goes! A burst from midfield that his supervisor would have been happy with! ��

— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 14, 2021


‘What I like about him is that he’s seeking to drive towards goal, not exit to the wing and get a cross in,’ Agbonlahor advised BT Sport.

‘He needs to attain targets and possibly final season he would not have taken the shot on there, however he is been courageous, taken on the shot together with his weaker foot and he is acquired his reward.’ 

‘Ramsey got here into the group underneath Dean Smith and he takes his likelihood. Steven Gerrard would love every little thing about him. He’s an all-round midfielder and immediately he confirmed what he can actually do.’ 

Chris Sutton, whereas important of Norwich loanee Billy Gilmour for his position in Ramsey’s goal, was stuffed with reward for the Villa starlet’s brilliance. 

Ramsey (right) has been hailed as an 'all-round midfielder' that will continue to flourish

Ramsey (proper) has been hailed as an ‘all-round midfielder’ that can proceed to flourish 

Sutton stated: ‘Billy Gilmour struggled bodily tonight. He was bullied as all of the Norwich midfielders had been. But take nothing away from the (first) goal. 

‘I’ve acquired to say Ben Gibson defensively ought to have engaged earlier, however it’s sensible from Jacob Ramsey.  

‘The sensible midfielder Steven Gerrard was, the younger gamers will tackle all this info from him. 

‘He’s had an exceptional begin, Ramsey, underneath Gerrard and the group goes from energy to energy, they’re a perfectly well-oiled outfit.’

Ramsey is a product of Villa’s academy set-up and is starting to carve a key position in Gerrard’s plans because the former Rangers boss arrived to switch Dean Smith. 

When requested about Ramsey’s beautiful strike, Gerrard advised BT Sport: ‘As a midfielder you’ll be able to solely applaud that form of play and to then unleash a shot like that, it needs to be within the run for goal of the month.’

His boss at Villa, Steven Gerrard, believes his strike will be up for Goal of the Month honours

His boss at Villa, Steven Gerrard, believes his strike might be up for Goal of the Month honours

Ollie Watkins added a second three minutes from time to make sure Villa rose to ninth within the Premier League desk. 

‘It was an enormous win. Norwich had been facet, particularly within the second half,’ Ramsey advised BT Sport.

‘In the primary half we had been excellent on and off the ball so it is a good win. I noticed Ollie knock it off, there was no-one there so I assumed, ‘why not?’

‘I’ve been watching clips of the gaffer and he was top-of-the-line goalscoring midfielders and that is what I wish to be. We’ve acquired Academy and our bench was stuffed with them immediately. We have a feel-good issue now. 


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