Arsenal legend Martin Keown has hit out at his old club after the news that Aaron Ramsey is set to join Juventus this summer.
It is understood Ramsey’s boyhood dream was to play for Barcelona but despite preliminary talks that option will not be pursued.
Madrid forward Gareth Bale is understood to have encouraged his Wales team-mate to link up with him in Spain.
However, Juventus are the team in pole-position for the Welshman’s signature.
And Gunners legend Keown believes the Serie A champions will be very pleased with themselves.
He wrote in his Mail Online column: ‘The Italian champions must be rubbing their hands together.
‘All day on Thursday, sports channels were showing Ramsey’s highlights reel. This is a player who has scored some magnificent goals.
Keown believes the player has had the perfect attitude since discovering he will have to find a new team.
: ‘Ramsey has conducted himself with great dignity this season but it is astonishing that Arsenal, a powerhouse in the English game, could not put together a package to keep him.’
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