Aaron Ramsey has been left out of the Juventus squad to face Parma on the opening weekend of the 2019/20 Serie A season, but there is space for Paulo Dybala.
It has been an exciting summer for I Bianconeri, with Matthijs de Ligt, Danilo, Adrien Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey some of the more high-profile names to join.
On the other hand, the champions have so far been able to keep hold of star forward Dybala, but the Argentine was a matter of hours away from signing for both Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United prior to the English transfer window closing.
However, as the Juventus squad was revealed for Saturday’s game, it was confirmed that Ramsey had failed to make the cut, but Dybala was included. The Welshman joined the Old Lady on a free transfer back in January, but finally linked up with his new teammates in the summer.
It is worth noting that the midfielder has been nursing a hamstring injury that he sustained in April, but this did not stop him from featuring in a friendly match against Triestina one week before the curtain-raiser against Parma. The former Arsenal man made his debut in that game, playing 20 minutes.
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He scored a delightful winner in the match against Triestina last Saturday, and it may be enough for Maurizio Sarri to reward him with a starting berth. Of course, Sarri will not be able to watch the game first hand, as he continues his recovery from pneumonia.