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Aaron Ramsdale hailed the removal of a “mental block” after Arsenal ended their long losing run against Manchester City with a shootout win in the Community Shield.

Arsenal had lost all three meetings with last season’s title rivals but snatched victory from the jaws of defeat when Leandro Trossard cancelled out Cole Palmer’s goal in the 11th minute of added time. Ramsdale was pivotal to their 4-1 shootout win, saving from Rodri, and said the psychological barrier that has dogged them has now disappeared.

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