Juventus have made an enquiry as to the availability of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, according to Italian outlet CalcioMercatoWeb.
The Italian champions have reportedly checked on his status at the club during recent discussions over Juve’s Miralem Pjanic.
As we reported earlier this week Arsenal are believed to be lining up a move for the midfielder in a £28 million deal.
Pjanic, who only moved to Juventus from Roma in the summer, is viewed as the perfect replacement for Santi Cazorla whose contract expires in the summer.
Although Arsene Wenger has insisted the club will offer Cazorla a new contract, his fitness problems may well affect those discussions.
Juventus chief Giuseppe Marotta reportedly took advantage of the Pjanic discussions to enquire about Ramsey although any move may not happen until the summer.
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Ramsey has struggled for game time this season, after picking up an injury on the opening day, and has made just three Premier League starts.
The Wales international came in for criticism from some supporters for his performance against Bournemouth and also appeared to engage in an angry exchange with Alexis Sanchez during the game.
Ramsey certainly seems to be enduring a difficult season, which comes as a surprise after his superb performances for Wales at Euro 2016 in the summer.
While injuries have not helped the strength of depth in the squad currently means he has frequently been forced to play deep or out wide which simply does not suit his game.
Whether he could be tempted to move to Italy remains to be seen although Wales team-mate Gareth Bale’s experiences at Real Madrid would certainly not put him off a move abroad.