The Arsenal manager's decision, however, has since been abundantly vindicated.
Aaron Ramsdale has been a revelation since joining Arsenal for £24 million in the summer
Ramsdale was an unused substitute for his first two Premier League games with the Gunners, but won the starting spot from Bernd Leno in September and hasn't looked back keeping six clean sheets in 10 games.
‘Ramsdale’s been an inspired signing,’ Ferdinand said on his "Vibe with Five podcast on Tuesday.
‘There were a