5 players who have played for both Arsenal and Juventus
Aaron Ramsey, the attacking midfielder who plays for Arsenal, is all set to join Juventus after having spent 10 seasons with the Gunners. Ramsey has scored 61 goals in 354 matches for Arsenal and been one of their most important players in the last decade.
He would now get an opportunity to play for the Italian Champions alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Paolo Dybala.
Juventus are the most successful Italian club along with AC Milan and have won 2 UEFA Champions League and 28 Serie A titles till date. Meanwhile, Arsenal have won 13 English League titles and are one of the biggest clubs in England. We would now take a look at the 5 players who have played for both these legendary clubs.
#1 Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry became famous worldwide while playing for France in the 1998 World Cup. He scored three goals in the tournament and helped his nation lift the trophy. He was signed by Juventus in 1999 and played a handful of matches for them. He played as a winger for them and managed to score three goals in 19 matches.
He was then signed by Arsenal in 1999 and got an opportunity to play under his compatriot Arsene Wenger. Henry started playing as a center-forward for Arsenal and gradually developed into a great goal-scorer. He formed a great striking pair with Dennis Bergkamp and led the Gunners to many successes.
Henry helped Arsenal win the Premier League twice in 3 years from 2001 to 2004. He was a member of “the Invincibles” squad of 2003-04 season, which won the Premier League without losing a single game. Arsenal made it to the Champions League final in 2005-06, but lost to Barcelona in the final.
Henry played for Arsenal till 2007 and scored 226 goals in 369 matches for them. He again made a brief comeback for the Gunners in 2012 and played 4 more matches for them. In all, he played 373 matches for the North Londoners whilst scoring 228 goals.
Henry remains one of the finest footballers in Premier League’s history and was selected in PFA’s team of the century in 2007. He also finished 2nd in Ballon d’Or 2003 and 3rd in 2006.