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Juventus sporting director dismisses the prospect of Paulo Dybala leaving the club

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has dismissed the prospect of Paulo Dybala leaving the Bianconeri despite the speculation over the attacker’s future. The Argentine was linked with both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur before the close of the Premier League transfer window but a deal did not materialise with either team due to issues regarding the image rights.

As such, Dybala continues to remain in the ranks of the Bianconeri and when asked about the forward’s future, Paratici said that there has been nothing concrete with respect to the player’s potential departure from Turin, he told: ''We are in the market, it is normal that there are interests but to close a deal everyone must agree: club and player. Dybala? It's like all the other players. He is of Juve, and he is a great player, our 10. It is clear that there are speeches that are made for him and also for others. These are speeches that we will deepen and apply to everyone, not just for him."

Pires says Arsenal are already regretting Aaron Ramsey’s exit

Arsenal legend Robert Pires believes the Gunners are already regretting the decision of parting ways with midfielder Aaron Ramsey. The Wales international left the north London side after the expiry of his contract last month and he has now linked up with Juventus, where he has the opportunity to secure regular trophies.

Speaking to Goal.com, Pires said that Ramsey has made the right choice to head to Turin after serving more than a decade with the Gunners. He added that the midfielder will need time to adapt to the new surroundings but he is confident that the Welshman will make valuable contributions in the final third, he said:“He made a really good decision going there. When you change country, you always change your way of playing and you always have to adapt to your new surroundings.”

Lauren urges Arsenal to find a replacement for Aaron Ramsey

Former Arsenal star Lauren has said that Aaron Ramsey was a more influential player for the Gunners than Mesut Ozil and the club should seek to find a replacement for the Wales international. The midfielder had been keen on extending his contract with the north London giants last term, but to the surprise of many fans, the board decided to run down the final year of his deal.

In a report covered by The Star, Lauren said that the departure of Ramsey can be termed as a big loss, given he had the best impact among the attackers at the north London club. He added that the team need to make a big signing in order to cover up the void left by the former Cardiff City graduate.

Sky Sports reporter reveals Arsenal’s transfer plans for the summer

Emery reacts after Europa League quarter-final triumph over Napoli

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed his pleasure after the Gunners progressed to the semi-final stage of the Europa League at Napoli’s expense. The north London side were the better team across both legs and they eventually secured a 3-0 aggregate win to reach the last four of the competition for the second year running.

Speaking after the game, Emery was impressed with the commitment from the team who restricted Napoli from finding the scoresheet across both legs, he said: "I am proud of the players. We started very well. The first half was good because after we scored we continued not to give them opportunities. We defended well in the second half. In the two matches, we can be happy to win against Napoli."

EMERY KEEPS IT TOGETHER

Unai Emery didn’t put the blame of the defeat against Crystal Palace on Shokdran Mustafi whose schoolboy error in the second half of the game resulted in the Gunners conceding a vital goal which proved to be the difference at the end as they lost by a margin of just one goal to a comparatively far weaker opponent.

And this was not the first time in the season that Mustafi made an error like that. His performance in the heart of defense over the course of the season has not helped Arsenal much and once again, the team had to pay for his recklessness.

Piers Morgan believes Arsenal won’t miss the services of Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal super-fan Piers Morgan believes the Gunners won’t miss the services of Aaron Ramsey once he leaves for Juventus at the end of the season. The Wales international has already agreed to join the Bianconeri on a pre-contract agreement with his existing deal with the Gunners due to expire at the end of the campaign.

Speaking on TalkSPORT, Morgan suggested that Ramsey reminds him of another fan favourite in Olivier Giroud, who has not been missed since his departure for Chelsea, he said: “Aaron Ramsey reminds me of Olivier Giroud – they’re both very good footballers, but honestly we haven’t missed Giroud at all since he left and I don’t think we’re going to miss Ramsey anything like the way people keep going on about it. The truth is, Ramsey for the last few years has been a perfectly good player in the team, but under Emery he hasn’t started that many games. Recently he’s started playing well because he’s got his big deal and good luck to him. He’s been a good servant to the team.”

Arsenal legend unimpressed with club’s handling of Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal legend David Seaman has been left fuming with the Gunners’ decision to run down the contract of Aaron Ramsey. The Wales international had initially been tipped to sign a contract extension with the Gunners before the club’s hierarchy decided to rescind the offer on the table in September.

Thereafter, there were suggestions that the Gunners could cash in on the Welshman’s services at the turn of the year but that was, however, not the case which left Ramsey with the option of agreeing a pre-contract with Juventus. Speaking to TalkSPORT, Seaman has said that he has been unimpressed with the Gunners’ decision of letting Ramsey leave on a Bosman when his contract expires in the summer.

Gary Neville gives reason behind Aaron Ramsey’s anticipated Arsenal exit

Manchester United legend Gary Neville believes manager Unai Emery is aiming to change the mentality at Arsenal by parting ways with the likes of Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey at the end of the season. Ramsey is widely expected to leave the Gunners on a free when his contract expires in the summer but he could be joined by Ozil, who has dropped down the pecking order under the Spanish tactician.

In a report covered by The Mail, the former United right-back highlighted that Emery needs at least four to five transfer windows to sort out the mess at the north London side. He added that the Spaniard wants players, who can transform the club to the next level and the likes of Ozil and Ramsey may not fit into the scheme of things.

Paul Merson slams Arsenal’s ‘criminal’ handling of Aaron Ramsey’s contract

Arsenal legend-turned-pundit Paul Merson has slammed the Gunners for criminally handling the contract situation of Aaron Ramsey. The Wales international currently has six months remaining on his deal with the Gunners and he has also been told that an extension won’t be happening beyond the summer.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Merson termed the Gunners’ decision as ‘stupid’ and indicated that they should not let a player of Ramsey’s calibre leave the Emirates. He added that the Welshman provides heaps of Premier League experience and replacing him would require more finances while the new recruit will need time to adjust.

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