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Official: Juventus Sign Barca Star For €72m

Official: Juventus Sign Barca Star For £72.5million

by SL International

Jun 29, 2020 05:10 PM

Tags: FC Barcelona Juventus Arthur Melo

Juventus have bolstered their squad for next signing with the signing of FC Barcelona star Arthur Melo in a deal reportedly worth £72.5million.

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The Brazilian landed in Turin on Sunday for his medical with the defending champions ahead of his surprise move.

Juventus confirmed the move Monday afternoon, with the 23-year-old signing a five-year contract in deal said to be worth €72million plus a bonus of 10 million.

Barcelona's statement:

FC Barcelona and Juventus FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of player Arthur Melo. The Italian club will pay 72 million euros, plus 10 million euros in variables.

The player will remain at FC Barcelona until the end of official competition in the 2019/20 season.

The Brazilian only joined the Catalan giants in 2018 from Gremio and has gone on to make 72 appearances, while winning one LaLiga title and a Copa del Rey.

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Do you think this is a good move for Arthur? Have your say in the comment section below.

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Jun 29, 2020 06:49 PM

Arthur Melo is a great player but not consistent enough for a Barca player. He really needs game time elsewhere. Hope he makes it at Juve.ideal place for him would be Atletico Madrid. staying in Spain would have given him a better chance to return to Barca at a later stage.

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Jun 29, 2020 06:29 PM

I was not understanding this deal but after watching game on Saturday, i understand the young Piug needs room

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El mzankomo
Jun 29, 2020 06:16 PM

Strange deal ?. Not a juventus typa player. He's got Barcelona DNA this one

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