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Arsenal's Ramsey signs four-year Juventus deal

AFP  |  Milan 

has signed a four-year deal to join Juventus on a free transfer from next July, the Italian champions said on Monday.

The 28-year-old international will arrive in on July 1 with his contract running until June 30, 2023.

As his contract will have ended, Arsenal will not be entitled to a transfer fee.

"As a result of the registration of the player, Juventus will incur additional costs of 3.7 million euros ($4.1 million), to be paid by July 10," champions said.

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

Over the past decade he has played 256 games, scoring 38 top-flight goals, and winning three and two Community Shield.

He also had two loan spells at in 2010, and back at former club, in 2011.

"I wanted to issue a personal statement for all the Arsenal fans who have been extremely loyal and supportive," Ramsey wrote on

"You welcomed me as a teenager and have been there for me through all the highs and lows I have encountered during my time at the club.

"It is with a heavy heart that I leave after 11 incredible years in north Thank you.

"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 " Ramsey has 58 caps for Wales, scoring 14 goals, and was a part of the Welsh side that reached the Euro 2016 semi-finals.

He becomes the third Welshman to play for Juventus following club legend and former European Golden Boot winner

Ramsey had turned down the offer of a new deal at Arsenal, with clubs including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain, Inter Milan and Bayern Munich linked with the

"Everyone at wishes a happy and successful future," the club said in a statement.

"Aaron's made a fantastic contribution to our club since joining from City in 2008. 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." Juventus have an 11-point lead on top of and are on track for an eighth consecutive league title.

They are through to knock-out rounds and will play Atletico Madrid in the last 16 starting next week.

Ramsey will reportedly become Juventus' second-highest earner behind earning 7 million euros ($7.8 million) a season.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 10:10 IST
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