Juventus to sign Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo for £66m

Kodro Pjanic is the player Barcelona need now

The Brazilian midfielder, who has four goals from his two seasons at the club, scored his first goal against Osasuna in the league and has won two titles with Barcelona, the league and the Spanish Super Cup in the 2018-19 season.

Arthur's move from Barcelona was confirmed yesterday as part of a swap which will see Juve midfielder Miralem Pjanic go in the opposite direction. The 30-year-old will sign a four-year contract until the end of the 2023-24 season, with a buyout clause of 400 million euros. "The purchase value may increase by a maximum of 10 million euros on the fulfilment of certain conditions during the contractual term".

The veteran keeper has played a lot more than 500 periods for Juventus due to the fact his debut in 2001 and returned to the Italian outfit very last 12 months following a stint with French victor PSG.

Barcelona are two points adrift of leaders Real Madrid with six league games remaining and the Brazilian looks set to be available for the Spanish club when the Champions League resumes in August.


Barcelona have been hit hard by the three-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic and they needed to bring in around 70 million euros to satisfy their budget for the current season.

Gremio coach Renato Portaluppi is backing Arthur Melo is great success with Juventus. The board can generate some immediate profit through Arthur's sale. The Italian club will pay pound 72 million, plus pound 10 million in variables, ' the club confirmed in a statement published on Monday.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina worldwide joined Juventus from Roma in 2016, helping the Bianconeri win the Italian Serie A title three times.

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