Aaron Ramsey to become highest paid British player of all time

  • Aaron Ramsey to become highest paid British player of all time

Aaron Ramsey to become highest paid British player of all time

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey signs a pre-contract with Juventus which will earn the Wales worldwide over £400,000 a week, according to a report.

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

The move brings to an end Ramsey's 11-year spell with the Gunners having moved from Cardiff in 2008.

There was interest from various European giants, including Bayern Munich and PSG, but Ramsey's final decision was to join Juventus, where he will play alongside Miralem Pjanić and Blaise Matuidi in a midfield trio - quite the upgrade from Mateo Guendouzi and Granit Xhaka.

Juventus are considered to be experts at exploiting the free transfer market, and have signed the likes of Dani Alves, Emre Can, Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba on pre-contract deals in recent years.

"As you may have already heard, I have agreed a pre-contract with Juventus football club", Ramsey wrote. It is with a heavy heart that I leave after 11 incredible years in North London.

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

The 28-year-old will be available as a free agent this summer once his contract with Arsenal expires at the end of June. He has always been a consummate professional and will always have a special place in the hearts and memories of Arsenal fans around the world.