Aaron Ramsey's uncertain Arsenal future won't affect his performances, says Unai Emery

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Two Serie A giants, Juventus and AC Milan are both interested in Aaron Ramsey's ongoing contract saga with Arsenal.

With his current contract set to expire next summer, the Welsh worldwide has been in talks with Arsenal over a new long-term deal. "They are professionals for 10, 12 or 15 years but not more and they need to take the best performance and also work very hard in these years for their future and their family's future".

Emery has opted to use the money that would spend on tying down Ramsey on other parts of his squad instead, The Times report.

"My focus is always on the team".

"He's somebody that I'd like to see stay because I think he is that player who is never afraid".

"They managed to keep hold of Ozil, but it has cost them an absolute fortune, and now this is what happens, the players are knocking on the door saying: 'If he's getting that, what are you going to give me?' The bar has gone up".

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Emery's job was to restore his players' belief, while convincing them to buy into his football philosophy of high-tempo pressing from all areas.

And Emery admitted the 27-year-old has to do what was best for himself - while suggesting that focusing on his displays for Arsenal will provide the best platform to do so.

"It was good to continue working on our tactical things and our individual things, also for taking responsibility for the players, for taking confidence in the players".

"I want tomorrow the best preparation for him and his mentality and his quality".

Watford are without a win in their last three matches after losing a penalty shoot-out in the League Cup against Tottenham on Wednesday.

"I know him and he's a very competitive coach". "I've said it once: I would love to someday play in La Liga, at one of the greats".