Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has reportedly signed a deal with Italian Champions Juventus which will see him move to Turin in July after his contract with Arsenal expires in June, according to reputed British media house The Guardian.
The 28-year-old's current preference is to join the Italian champions but, contrary to some reports, he has yet to make a final decision and will continue to consider offers from a number of Europe's leading clubs.
The Welsh star is expected to pocket £7.2m annually with a weekly wage of £140,000 making him Bianconerri second most top earner.
Juventus have won the past seven Serie A titles, signed Ronaldo for €100m last summer and are now nine points clear of Napoli in second place after 19 games.
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The Wales global is Arsenal's longest-serving playing, having moved to the Emirates from Cardiff City as a teenager back in 2008. Ramsey adds to their midfield depth which already has Sami Khedira, Emre Can, Miralem Pjanic, Blaise Matuidi and Rodrigo Bentancur. He has played 252 top-flight games for the Gunners, scoring 52 goals. It's quite a steal for Juventus who won't be paying any transfer fee for Ramsey, someone who is easily worth £85 million in this inflated market for the quality he brings into any side. Arsenal will regret seeing a player in the prime of his career leave under these circumstances.
Juventus have organised a signing ceremony for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey for next week. The Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, also had major reservations about both Özil and Ramsey fitting into his plans and the style he wants to play.