“Are you kidding? – Aaron Ramsey SLAMMED by Italian press on Juventus woes as ex-Arsenal ace shines for Wales
JUVENTUS midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been criticized by the Italian press after suffering another injury after the international break.
The 30-year-old is a major doubt to feature against Lazio after boss Massimiliano Allegri announced he is not in top form.
Speaking on Friday, Allegri said: “I have to assess him, yesterday he had a flexor problem and we’ll see if he can be available tomorrow.
“He had some injury issues at Juventus. He resumed training last week and played for the national team.
“Today I will see who is available to travel to Rome.”
Ramsey has only appeared in three Serie A games this quarter due to a number of issues, with his last league outing on September 26.
But he gave Old Lady fans hope he could feature in the coming weeks after playing for Wales in their recent World Cup qualifiers.
He even scored twice in the 5-1 win over Belarus as the Dragons secured a play-off berth for next year’s tournament.
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But news of his latest injury infuriated Italian media, with Tuttosport publishing an article titled “Are you kidding us?”
In the article, the outlet explains how the Arsenal icon has different priorities when it comes to playing for his club and his country.
They claim Ramsey grits his teeth and battles pain for Wales, but doesn’t have the same passion when it comes to Juve.
His future at Turin is in question, with the news that Juventus are working on terminating his contract.
His former Gunners teammate Theo Walcott has said Ramsey “would love” to return to the Premier League in 2022.
Speaking on talkSPORT earlier in the week, he said: “I’m going to find out, call him and harass him (if he returns to the Premier League).
“Do you know what, it would be lovely, it would be fantastic if he came back to the Premier League. I have the impression that he would like to.
“Part of me in my head thinks he would like to come back to Arsenal. It does. Something about that would sort of tick a box.
Walcott added: “It’s one of those things, he’s at Juventus and he played really well for Wales last night and it’s good to see.
“A lot of people have been on his back in Italy, which I haven’t seen a lot or enough to comment on.
“But he’s a leader. He’s a workaholic. He still plays for his country and has all of these caps.
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