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Aaron Ramsey: Juventus right club for me; I want to make history

Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been unveiled by Juventus as their latest big name signining.

The Welshman was officially unveiled by the Italian champions on Monday afternoon in Turin and he was quizzed on the responsibilities that come with wearing the No 8 shirt worn by Claudio Marchisio, Antonio Conte and Didier Deschamps.

"I wanted the No 8, I wore it at Arsenal and when it was free here I had to take it with both hands," Ramsey said.

"I know Marchisio was an unbelievable player, grew up here and had a fantastic career. I spoke to him a couple of times in J Medical.

"If I can emulate what he did for Juventus I would be pretty proud of that. I know it comes with responsibilities but I am ready for that."

He later added: "When I heard that Juventus were interested in me, I thought it would be a dream to come here, as well as a great challenge.

"You can't turn down this opportunity. This is the right club for me. I hope to be a part of the history.

"I think the squad and the players and the manager have all welcomed me very nicely so far. I have spoken to him (Maurizio Sarri) a few times.

"He is very approachable and easy to talk to. I am looking forward to helping my new team-mates. I am looking forward to the challenge and I hope to play my part."

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