Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey not wanted by new Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo

Aaron Ramsey struggled to make an impact at Juventus during his first season at the club
Aaron Ramsey struggled to make an impact at Juventus during his first season at the club (Picture: Getty0

Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey has already been deemed surplus to requirements by Andre Pirlo and will be told to find a new club this summer.

The former Italy international midfielder was named as the surprise choice to replace Maurizio Sarri as Juventus manager last weekend.

Although he masterminded a successful defence of the Serie A title, Sarri failed to win the full trust of the club’s hierarchy and his fate was sealed following last week’s Champions League demise at the hands of Lyon.

According to the Daily Mirror, Pirlo has already set about the task of re-calibrating his squad and is ready to let as many as seven senior first team players depart.

Ramsey joined Juventus last summer on a free transfer from the Gunners, but struggled to adapt to Sarri’s demands and was hampered by several injuries.

Andrea Pirlo was named as Maurizio Sarri's successor as Juventus manager last weekend
Andrea Pirlo was named as Maurizio Sarri’s successor as Juventus manager last weekend (Picture: Getty)

The Wales international started just 11 Serie A matches and is not likely to represent a key component of Pirlo’s rebuild.

Both Tottenham and Chelsea have been mooted as potential destinations for the midfielder who spent 11 years in the red half of north London and scored winning goals in two FA Cup finals.

Mikel Arteta is looking to strengthen his midfield this summer, with the likes of Matteo Guendouz and Lucas Torreira set to leave, but is unlikely to make a move for his former Arsenal team-mate given Ramsey’s reported £400,000-a-week salary.

Pirlo, meanwhile, is also willing to sanction the departures of Gonzalo Higuain, Sami Khedira, Daniele Rugani and Mattia De Sciglio, while Blaise Matuidi is poised to join Inter Miami.

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