Ramsey Signs £400, 000 Per Week Pre-Contract With Juventus

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Juventus in the summer in a deal that will earn him over £400,000 a week.

 

The 28-year-old has agreed a four-year contract that will see him join the Italian champions as a free agent, ending his 11-year spell with Arsenal.

 

Ramsey passed a two-part medical in January, having picked Juve following talks with a host of European clubs.

 

He will be the highest-earning British player ever based on basic salary.

 

The Wales international’s Arsenal contract expires on 30 June and the Gunners will receive no fee when he leaves.

 

Ramsey, who joined Arsenal from Cardiff City in 2008 for a fee of around £4.8m, held preliminary talks with Barcelona and also received an offer from Paris St-Germain.

 

Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and Real Madrid also showed interest, with Real forward Gareth Bale understood to have encouraged his Wales team-mate to link up with him in Spain.

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