Ramsey to leave Arsenal for free at the end of the season? | Off to Juve?

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    tentan Full Member

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    From the Arsenal bench to the Juventus bench.
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    He’ll probably start for Juve
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    el3mel Full Member

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    At least he's going to win things there.
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    awop New Member

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    Is he though ? Ronaldo Dybala Mandzukic are untouchable. Then you got Matuidi / Pjanic / Betancur / Douglas Costa / Khedira / Emre Can / Bernardeschi.
    Take Khedira and Can out because they're average and maybe Costa if he's sold, that's still 4 bodies to hop over. As good as he can be, if given the choice of a workhorse Matuidi gets in every single time ahead of Ramsey. Granted Matuidi won't be there forever but he still got 2 good years of service.
    Should have gone to Bayern or even PSG for a smoother transition but i get the appeal of a Ronaldo team, could be his best chance at the Champions League.
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    Costa and Bernardeschi play as part of the front 3 pretty much always. Ronaldo, Mandzukic and Dybala start.

    Then the midfield has 5 options as of now: Pjanic, Matuidi, Bentancur, Can and Khedira of which 3 start. Matuidi and Pjanic keep their spots but Ramsey is more than capable of winning the starting spot ahead of Can, Khedira and Bentancur.
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    Noc-Z ffs

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    Yes, this makes perfect sense, I think he could easily start his fair share of games.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Going to Juve. Done deal according to the Guardian.
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    izec Full Member

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    It was a done deal for Juve as soon as it was clear he was going on a free
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Juventus have signed some very good free agents in the last few years, haven’t they?
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    7.2 million net wages, making him second highest earner at Juve.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Even on a free, how the feck did his agent manage that?
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Ronaldo will rip his head off after the first few games. Ball hog midfielders don’t work with him.
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    He’s done very well to get that move - congrats to him.
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    PoTMS Full Member

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    I would've taken him at United. Free transfer and £140k a week for a quality player is nothing when you compare it to the wages we pay some of the jokers that play for us now. In fact it'd be worth it for the outrage it'd cause from the Arsenal fans alone.
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    Mb194dc Full Member

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    Very good move for him. Good to see more British players going abroad these days. I look forward to watching Juve and seeing how he gets on. Arsenal couldn't justify his massive wages given Emery can't fit him in the team and I guess they have a strict budget.
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    The Cat Full Member

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    Don't understand this (non) bit of business by Arsenal.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    :lol: It's ridiculous, isn't it? If I'm a footballer right now, seeing that, I'd immediately contact him about a job.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    If it's £7.2m net then it's £13m or so gross (I think 43% is the tax rate for highest earners in Italy). Over 4 years it's going to cost them over £50m.

    That's actually still not that expensive. We paid £50m in just a fee for Fred.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Well that's because he was free. It's basically equivalent of getting half that and costing £25m which would be considered a bargain for Ramsey in current market.

    I think more and more players will be moving on a free in the future. There's too much money in football for transfer fees to make sense already.
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    Pulisic: missed
    Rabiot: missed
    Ramsey: missed

    Next one?

    De Jong, De Ligt
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    ArjenIsM3 Full Member

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    Not really though. Pulisic maybe because he plays on the right, but the way he's been performing this season I'm not sure he's good enough for us anyway. Great marketing potential though. Rabiot and Ramsey haven't officially gone anywhere yet and you could argue they're not the kind of midfielder we need anyway. Especially Ramsey with his injury record. The way they play they'd have to compete with Pogba for the AM role. We'd be better off with someone who can compete with Matic and/or Herrera.
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    wythyred Full Member

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    Would of quiet happily took him here he's a good player and always has been.

    For free it's an absolute no brained. Juve have got a great deal.
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    SoCross Full Member

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    And thus ends the great Arsenal project where they were going to dominate the league with the best young British players.

    Jenkinson, Walcott, Wilshere, Gibbs, Oxlade Chamberlain, Ramsey.

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    ThierryHenry wishes he could watch Arsenal games with KM

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    What does that have to with Ramsey?

    Also, Jenkinson still might make it! :wenger:
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    Who’s going to tell him, lads?
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    The Cat Full Member

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    It's outrageous.
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    Zlatattack Full Member

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    Agree. I think he'll get plent of games, especially with rotation etc.

    :lol:

    IDK, with him and Pogba in midfield, do you think it might have been a bit attack heavy?
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    Irwin99 Full Member

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    Can’t forget how he just completely gave up against City in the League cup final last year and had Neville slaughtering him in the commentary. Very good player though .
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    So glad we didn’t go near him. Such a limited overrated player.
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    SoCross Full Member

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    Whoops slip of the tongue, meant British you bunch of pedants :D

    Just remembered how Arsenal fans went on about it back in the day.
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    AJ10 New Member

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    Juve and their freebies :rolleyes:
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Those are hits, not misses.
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    Very good we stayed away.
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    12OunceEpilogue Full Member

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    Good move for him, if he can hold a place down for them he'll be doing very well for himself.
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    Why are people upset we missed out on him? Him and Pogba wouldn’t work. I think we need someone who can control games and sits deeper rather than another box to box.
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    This happens with many players who sign for another team. Someone or the other would always think we missed out on him
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    ::sonny:: Full Member

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    They built a superteam with them
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    No, they did spend a good chunk of money, but since they are the only team in Italy with it who can afford the wages they are a best option for freebies.