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Aaron Ramsey will become the sixth British and Irish player to play for Juventus when he moves there in the summer… but how did the others fare?

Aaron Ramsey agreed a five-year deal with Juventus on Wednesday, with the Wales midfielder becoming the sixth British and Irish player to sign for the Old Lady of Turin.

There has been a mixture of success and failure for those from these shores that have featured for the Italian giants over the years, with one establishing himself as the greatest player in the club’s history.

Sportsmail has taken a look at the five that have come before Ramsey and what they achieved in the famous black and white stripes.

William Johnny Jordan (1948-49)

William Johnny Jordan was born in Bromley and came through Bromley and Grays Athletic before having a spell on West Ham’s books just after the war.

He was then offered his first professional deal by Spurs after a trial. He scored twice on his debut against Sheffield Wednesday after penning the contract in August 1947.

However, after a season in which he scored 10 goals in 24 Division Two games, Juventus came in for Jordan with an offer Spurs could not refuse. He moved there in 1948.

They took him to Turin, where he struggled to settle.

The centre forward scored just five times in 20 matches during his time in Italy. He returned to England after a season, joining Birmingham City.

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