Juventus confirm signing of £400k-a-week Aaron Ramsey

Aubrey Yates
February 11, 2019

Juventus have signed a contract with Arsenal's midfielder Aaron Ramsey, the Italian football club confirmed on Monday.

Ramsey will earn an eye-watering "basic" salary of £400k per week before tax in Turin, according to the BBC's David Ornstein.

The Wales global has agreed a pre-contract deal to join on July 1 when his Arsenal deal expires at the end of the season.

Ramsey's future had been the subject of speculation for some considerable time with his contract due to expire at the Emirates Stadium at the end of the current season.

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The 28-year-old passed a two-part medical with Juventus in January, having refused offers from a host of other clubs around Europe including Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.

After the announcement, Ramsey penned a farewell message to the Gunners faithful on Instagram, thanking them for their support throughout the years and promising to give his all in his final months with the team. It is with a heavy heart that I leave after 11 incredible years in north London. Aaron's made a fantastic contribution to our club since joining from Cardiff City in 2008.

While Ramsey is unlikely to challenge for a starting position in the attacking unit, the Welshman does have an eye for goal and has hit double figures across a season on three occasions.

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