Juventus confirm interest in Ramsey

Posted January 08, 2019

Ramsey's current deal with Arsenal expires at the end of the season and the player is set to leave the Emirates, after the Gunners withdrew their offer of a new contract.

Juventus have emerged as one of the leading contenders to sign the Arsenal star on a free transfer in the 2019 summer transfer window to improve their options in the middle of the park.

Arsenal have made a move to make sure they can gain some value from Ramsey and, according to Italian outlet Tutto Mercato, contacted Juventus to propose a swap deal.

Interestingly, the report claims that German global Sami Khedira could move the other way and arrive in north London at the end of the season; creating something of a midfield swap deal.

Another Italian outlet, Calciomercato reports that if Ramsey signs a pre-contract agreement then Juve will try to bring him in this month. Ramsey, meanwhile, was ready to sign a new deal worth £180,000 a week until it was withdrawn by the club.

Arsenal will tackle Blackpool on Saturday evening in the FA Cup fixture.

"He's a great player, he's been at great levels for years and plays in a great team", Paratici said.

"He is a player whose contract is expiring and we will watch his transfer situation carefully - we are monitoring the situation". I was stunned. It took him nine months to get back, but the experience helped forge his character.

But while Ramsey could be handed opportunities to leave Arsenal this month, which would enable Arsenal to command a fee for his services, sources have told ESPN FC that he is not looking to move in the January window.

While Emery pushes for Arsenal to seal the signing of Suarez, the boss has also asked for a centre-back after a host of injuries to his defence. "Now, he is still an Arsenal player and we are certainly not the only ones interested".