West Ham handed major Aaron Ramsey boost amid Juventus January stance
Juventus are reportedly open to letting West Ham target Aaron Ramsey leave for free in January.
The former Premier League midfielder has struggled to make a significant impact in Serie A, and according to The Sun, the Hammers are lurking over a possible move this winter.
Ramsey hasn’t got enough game time and given the fact that he’s still only 30, he deserves to be a regular starter as he’s undoubtedly got the quality.
The Hammers signed Alex Kral this summer, but with Mark Noble seemingly on his last legs, it makes sense to go for someone like Ramsey.
The English midfielder came off the bench against Manchester United to miss a penalty in the league and wasn’t particularly impressive in the Carabao Cup tie against them either.
He lost possession on 12 occasions and won only one of his eight attempted ground duels. [Sofascore]
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Ramsey is unlikely to be content with being the fourth choice at the London Stadium, so will need to prove himself to David Moyes from day one.
Given his Premier League experience, he may be put ahead of Kral in the pecking order and could also see the Scotsman change his system to accommodate him.
Against teams that have a stronger midfield, Ramsey could be asked to play as the most advanced player in a midfield three with Declan Rice and Tomas Soucek shielding him.
The 30-year-old has been labelled as “outstanding” by pundit and former Premier League defender Martin Keown in 2018 [The Daily Mail], and we believe he still has enough in the tank to be a regular starter for the club.
Given the fact that he’ll be available for free suggests that there’s minimal risk in signing him.
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