|07 May||3:00 PM||P||Stoke City (A)||1||3||Lost|
Fifteen months ago, Ramsey left the Britannia Stadium in an ambulance with a broken leg. The 20-year-old has now recovered from that injury and will be lining-up in Arsenal's midfield today.
Wenger said: "Yes [it is good for him to go back and] the earlier the better because there will always be a question mark about that.
"At the end of the day you focus on football and you play. It is like if you have a car accident - you do you never drive again? Of course you drive again and the earlier the better.
"What I found when I was injured is you come back and for a long time you play in one gear.
"It takes you a bit of time to find that fraction of second extra pace which allows you to get away from people. And for a while you wonder if you have lost it and whether it will ever come back. And that takes quite a while.
"Today the players are better prepared in their rehab than we were and they find that back much quicker.
"Aaron is a quiet but strong character and I think there is no better maturing system than what happened to him - blocked at 18 suddenly when you are just flying. Being knocked down and having to wait for a year, not knowing what really will happen.
"He is certainly mentally stronger now. After what happened to him you have to be strong."
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