Ramsey wants Wales-England banter

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey would love the chance to take on some familiar Premier League opponents on the international stage the next time England play Wales.

The Welsh are on the brink of Euro 2016 qualification and recent performances have lifted them one place above England up to ninth in the FIFA rankings, their highest ever position and the first time they have been the highest-ranked British side.

A potential clash between the Dragons and the Three Lions could see Ramsey come up against fellow Gunners such as Kieran Gibbs, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott, and the 24-year-old would relish the occasion

"There will be a bit of banter between me and some of my team-mates at Arsenal," he said. "It is always a great game, a committed game. I have been involved in two before. So yeah, why not play them? If it does happen, it will be a great game."

Having beaten Cyprus 1-0 and played out a 0-0 draw with Israel during this month's international break, Wales need just one point from next month's qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina to reach their first international tournament since 1958.

"We feel we can go to Bosnia and grab all three points," Ramsey added. "That's the confidence in this team at the moment. Hopefully we will be able to do that and have a successful end to what has been a great campaign.

"This squad has got a lot of experience and a lot of the players play for top clubs around the world and have a lot of caps. We haven't been in this position before but I think our club experience will help us.

"We have done a remarkable job so far so we won't feel too down. We are still top of the group with a couple of games to play; we're looking forward to that."

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