The Arthur Melo to Juventus deal is done, Sky Sports posted on Twitter. They also reported that the clubs agreed to a transfer fee in the $ 90M bracket.
After months of speculation, it finally seems that the deal will go through. Juventus had signed Aaron Ramsey last year from Arsenal but still the Italian Giant’s midfield having lack of creativity. Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri thinks that the Brazilian can make it for them.
Barca and Juve were working on a swap deal for long. Juventus at first was trying to convince FC Barcelona for a swap deal with their midfielder Miralem Pjanic to get Arthur Melo but today Sky Sports News has reported that Arthur Melo to Juventus deal has been agreed in a Cash deal of £72.5million for the Brazilian midfielder.
Will Barcelona lose another star?
FC Barcelona has signed Arthur Melo from Gremio for £35Million 2years ago.The club has made a Six-year contract with the Brazilian.He has made 70 appearances for Barcelona,scored 3times and provided 4assists.Though manager Quique Setien is not sure about the Brazilian’s future in barca but he has considered Arthur a dependable player of his squad.
“There are many circumstances affecting the transfer market this summer, but the reality right now is that we still have objectives to achieve this season and I will need help from everyone in the squad.Quique Setien,FC Barcelona Manager
We are in the running for La Liga and the Champions League. I don’t want to speculate right now, as we have to focus on the current challenges”.
Cash to boost up Lautaro Martinez deal?
FC Barcelona at first was working for a swap deal but now they are determined to get the cash for the deal of Arthur Melo to Juventus. Barcelona is also desperate to sign Lautaro Martinez this season, and they can use this money to boost up that deal for triggering the exit clause of the Argentine.
Juve’s lack of firepower in the midfield
Juventus on the other hand, again and again, are slaughtered by the fans and the pundits due to their midfield’s performance. Though they have world-class attackers like Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala they don’t get much help from the midfielders. A quality midfielder like Arthur will certainly help the team perform better.
Everything in Arthur’s hand now?
Italian Journalist Fabrizio Romano reported that The Brazilian Midfielder has not taken any decision regarding this issue yet.The overall view of the deal can be cleared more and more in the upcoming days. However today the Italian Journalist today again tweeted that a swap deal has been agreed between this two clubs.https://twitter.com/FabrizioRomano/status/1276160187053850624?s=20
Juventus is currently holding the top position of Serie A with 65 points,3more than second-placed Lazio. FC Barcelona, on the other hand, is fighting with Real Madrid for the La Liga title and is currently second in the table. If Arthur leaves before the season end, it will be a loss for Barca and gain for Juve. The Arthur Melo to Juventus deal is only missing the player’s nod at the moment, it seems.
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