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Aaron Ramsey backed for his decision to leave Arsenal for Juventus

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has backed Aaron Ramsey for leaving Arsenal and joining Juventus on loan as he is adamant that it will improve him as a player.

Ramsey is set to end his 11-year spell with the Gunners this summer, and is expected to sign a pre-contract agreement with the Serie A champions.

Speaking on Sky Sports about whether a move abroad would help Ramsey, Giggs said: “I hope so. You’ve seen the effect it’s had on Gareth Bale.

“He’s going to a top-class football club, one of the best in the world. That will improve you as a player.

“When you’re an international coach, all you want is your players playing and he’ll be playing at the highest level.”

As part of the Ramsey deal, Arsenal could be offered goalkeeper Emil Audero by Juventus, according to reports in Italy. Following Petr Cech’s announcement about his future retirement Unai Emery has started to search for a qualified goalkeeper so the deal could be beneficial for both sides.

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