Barcelona have agreed to sell Brazilian midfielder Melo Arthur with transfer rates of 72 million euros to Juventus, with the provision that allows increased by 10 million euros. The deal has been officially confirmed on the Barca website.
Arthur will move to Juventus 2020/21 season
In stark contrast, Miralem Pjanic midfielder joined Barca from Juventus will. However, both players will continue his playing now until the end of season 2019/20. Barca pay for Pjanic fee has not been disclosed, but not greater than 62 is expected to millions of euros.
Arthur did not originally intend to join a team in Italy, but according to Goal.com, his thoughts changed on Thursday last week and the deal that untied the knot in the end. Arthur arrived in Turin on Sunday to check the health and today 29/6, two teams completed the contract with his new players.
Arthur will continue to play for Barca and coach Quique Setien registered him in the squad against Atletico Madrid next, will take place on the night of Tuesday, 06.30. Setien coach said: "I have no doubt about his devotion. Until the last day of the season will still be downright Arthur his playing. He has pledged to maintain the best condition for the game and I will decide for him on the field as conditions permit. "
Arthur joined Barcelona from Gremio in 2018 and has 72 appearances for Barca stone, which has 28 games this season is the only season that he scored, a total of 4 goals. He was rated as potential successor to the legendary role that Xavi leave, but start under coach Setien disgraced and injured bother in the first half of this season.
Pjanic will join Barcelona
Besides Arthur is said to have problems with discipline, the first year he missed several matches of Barcelona and there are rumors that this player has infection transmitted sexually by partying too much with fellow Neymar. Arthur on the field are considered to have talent but weak strength and rarely rock the full 90 minutes, though this problem does not appear as he kicks for Brazil.
As for Pjanic, 30-year-old midfielder is having a down season form though he remains free kick players of the Serie A table 1 while playing with 15 goals. Combined with age not fit in the system of coach Maurizio Sarri led Juventus to sell Pjanic been discussed since the beginning of this year. According to Italian media, Pjanic can not stay long at the Nou Camp when only 2 year contract.
The deal caused a lot of whispering going by Barca for a young striker to grab a relatively old players, and one of the reasons explained by the press because Barca need an accounting trick. Too large wage fund plus Covid-19 made by both Barca and economic Juve in trouble, so they need a transfer to public interest in the financial inventory to finance the legal risk of UEFA.