By 90Min
February 13, 2019

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has aimed a subtle dig at Arsenal over their misuse of Aaron Ramsey.

It was confirmed earlier this week that the Wales international would be moving to Turin at the end of this season on a free transfer, and will earn a reported £250k a week.


Now, Paratici has claimed the Gunners never truly got the best out of the Welshman, after failing to play him in his most natural position.

He said, as quoted by the Daily Mirror: "He is a different player from what we have got. We don't have someone like him in our squad.

"He is more technical, he's a final ball man, he has a nose for the goal. He's less 'nasty' in defence and less tactical."

Paratici added: “Ramsey is a player who, I reckon, has never found his position, because he has never played as a 'mezz'ala' in a three, which is his role.

"He can also play a bit further up the pitch, like [Simone] Perrotta did at Roma, for example."

The 28-year-old joined Arsenal in 2008 for a fee in the region of £4.8m, and spent 11 years at the club, making 357 appearances. 

The former Cardiff City midfielder scored 61 times for the Gunners, and won three FA Cups, including two trophy-winning goals in the 2014 and 2017 finals against Hull City and Chelsea respectively.

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