Setien reveals Arthur talks amid rumours of Barcelona exit | Goal.com

 

Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo has completed his move from Barcelona to Italian giants Juventus.

The 23-year old joins the Bianconeri on a 5-year deal that will see Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic moving to Barcelona in a swap deal.

Arthur’s transfer fee is £72.5m while Pjanic, 30 fee is £60m. This means that Juventus will pay an extra £12.5m to Barcelona.

Arthur featured for the Spanish champions yesterday coming on as a second half substitute against Celta Vigo in a 2-2 draw.
The draw further putting a dent on their title aspirations.

He landed in Turin yesterday to have his medicals this morning.

The Brazilian is sets to earn €5m annually which is almost four times he presently earns at Barcelona.

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Arthur will travel back to Barcelona immediately after his medicals to feature in a crunchy league tie on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid.

Pjanic on the other hand will also his medicals in Turin where he will be monitored.

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