Tottenham Hotspur have already signed midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in the transfer window. There had been reports they were interested in Aaron Ramsey, but the latest news suggests that this move will not be happening.
According to The Daily Mail, Andrea Pirlo’s reign as Juventus manager has started with him telling some players, including Ramsey, that they are surplus to requirements.
They would be happy to sell him for £25 million, and Spurs were linked to him back in June. However, it seems like the ex-Arsenal midfielder would not entertain a move to Spurs due to their fierce rivalry with the Gunners.
In the Premier League, the Welshman had a very successful career as he played 371 times for Arsenal, scoring 65 goals and picking up 65 assists, per Transfermarkt, whilst winning the FA Cup three times as well as the Community Shield twice. In his whole career, Ramsey has 72 goals and 69 assists in his 440 appearances, per Transfermarkt.
Even though he has only spent one season at Juventus, he is already surplus to requirements after featuring 35 times and scoring four goals whilst picking up one assist, per Transfermarkt. He will come away with a Serie A medal following the Italian side winning the league, but Spurs supporters should not be too gutted about the player not wanting to join as Hojbjerg is a similar player and when you compare them last season he did much better than the Welshman.
Defensively, the Danish international ranked better than Ramsey when it came to tackles (2.4 to 0.8), interceptions (1.4 to 0.5) and clearances per game (1.5 to 0.5), whilst he also ranked better offensively as well as he managed on average more shots (1.4 to 1.2), key passes (0.9 to 0.8), and successful dribbles per game (1.2 to 0.6), via WhoScored.
This highlights that Spurs have picked up a great all-round Premier League midfielder and Ramsey not being interested in a move will not worry Jose Mourinho.
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