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Juventus make Ramsey the highest-paid British player in history

12 February, 2019, 22:14 | Author: Tommie Newton
  • Arsenal midfielder Ramsey agrees massive $500K-a-week deal to join Ronaldo and Co. at Juventus

Since joining the club in 2008, Ramsey has gone on to play 357 times, scoring two FA Cup winning goals en route to becoming the club's highest scoring central midfielder.

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

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is leaving the club after 11 seasons to join Juventus, the Serie A club said on Monday, with the Wales global signing a four-year contract.

The 28-year-old midfielder has shaken hands on a four year deal with the Italian champions after 11 years at Arsenal.

He becomes the third Welshman to play for Juventus following club legend John Charles and former European Golden Boot victor Ian Rush.

In a statement, Ramsey thanked the "extremely loyal and supportive" Arsenal fans for their support during his 11-year career in north London.

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Ramsey will leave Arsenal on a free in the summer, though Juventus will have to pay €3.7million as a result of the registration.

The Welshman had been linked with several clubs including Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Mesut Ozil was rejected in the January transfer window by top European clubs after Arsenal tried to sell him, reports from Italy claim.

"I will continue to give the team 100 per cent and hop to finish the season strongly, before heading on to my next chapter in Turin".

Arsenal said in a statement that Ramsey had made a "fantastic contribution" to the club.

Juventus travels to Spain on February 20 to take on Atletico Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League, which can be streamed via fuboTV (Try for free).

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