Report shares what would trigger £6m add-ons in Arsenal move for Aaron Ramsdale
Arsenal will have to qualify for Europe on numerous occasions to trigger the add-ons in their move for Aaron Ramsdale, which could cost the club a further £6 million – according to a report from Goal.
Ramsdale looks set to become one of Mikel Arteta’s next signings. Goal suggests that he is expected to sign a four-year deal with an option for a further year.
The report claims that Arsenal are set to pay an initial £24 million for the 23-year-old. The fee could ultimately rise to £30 million if certain conditions are met.
And according to Goal, Arsenal need to qualify for Europe several times, while Ramsdale will have to make a significant number of appearances before they pay the full £6 million.
Some may doubt whether Arsenal will need to pay full £6 million in add-ons for Ramsdale after start to the season
Ramsdale is an intriguing signing for the Gunners. A look on social media would suggest that many simply cannot understand it.
Arsenal have several problems to address. So spending up to £30 million on Bernd Leno’s understudy is somewhat perplexing.
They certainly needed a new backup goalkeeper. And Ramsdale does boast serious potential.
But there look to be bigger concerns.
And in truth, Arsenal supporters would look at the reports and wonder whether they will even need to worry about paying the full £6 million.
Unfortunately, Arsenal look some way off meeting the requirements anyway.
They missed out on Europe last year. And the very, very early signs suggest that they have a huge amount of work to do this term.
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