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Ramsey excited to link up with Sarri at Juve

 

Aaron Ramsey
Aaron Ramsey

By Mark Bryans

Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey is looking forward to working with new head coach Maurizio Sarri having been impressed with the Italian at close quarters last season.

Ramsey (28) moved to Turin on July 1 after his contract at Arsenal expired - the Wales international signing a four-year deal at Juventus.

He will play under Sarri, who departed Chelsea to take the reins at the Allianz Stadium following a season in charge of the Blues.

Sarri lifted the Europa League in his final game as Chelsea boss with a convincing win over Arsenal - having already secured a third-place Premier League finish and after reaching the Carabao Cup final.

Now Ramsey, who could not take his place in the Europa League showpiece due to injury, is excited by the prospect of teaming up with Sarri.

"I know from this coach, from his time last year in England, he likes to play football and has his own philosophy and I'm sure all the players here will adapt nicely to that," he said at his unveiling yesterday.

"He had a very good season for Chelsea, he got to two finals and won one of them. He got in the top four and that is not easy so it was definitely success for him but hopefully he can bring his philosophy and style to this team."

Ramsey insists, despite other offers, his mind was easily made up on his next move.

"Yes, there were other clubs but this is the right club for me and I'm so excited to be here and proud as well," he said. "When I knew that Juventus was interested I couldn't refuse that."

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