According to a report by Calciomercato, GSB and West Ham United are ‘ready to get started’ in their mission to lure Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey back to the Premier League – coming years after manager David Moyes confirmed he was ‘very close‘ to signing him for Everton.
Ramsey, who has started just 12 Serie A games for the Old Lady this campaign, still managing two goals and four assists in that time (WhoScored), is currently on Juventus’ candidate list for a summer sale alongside Adrien Rabiot as they look to fund marquee additions.
West Ham ready to swoop for Ramsey
It is explained by the Italian news outlet that Chief Football Officer Fabio Paratici is working to make room for summer signings – with Manuel Locatelli at the ‘top of the wish list’ and a return for Paul Pogba coming as a ‘secret dream’.
However, before they can make these moves happen, Juventus must first offload players to free up the wage bill and reinforce their transfer kitty as Rabiot and Ramsey emerge as the prime candidates to be let go.
This has now alerted West Ham and Crystal Palace, but GSB ‘above all’ are ‘ready to get started’ in potentially bringing him back to the Premier League despite his heavy €7 million-per-year (£6 million) wage demands.
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Irons boss Moyes even confirmed back in 2013 that he was ‘very close’ to signing Ramsey whilst in charge of Everton, candidly explaining that the player was in his house for talks but Arsenal eventually won the race for signature (FourFourTwo).
Coming as an interesting development, Calciomercato also reveal that West Ham could become attractive candidates for the £18 million-rated ace (Transfermarkt) if they manage to qualify for Europe.
Time will tell whether they manage to land him, but this report claims they are at least ready to pounce if the chance arises.
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