Arthur Melo set to join Juventus from Barcelona #116197

Paola Ditto
Luglio 1, 2020

Initially, Arthur insisted he was happy in Barcelona and not ready to move but he changed his decision on Thursday, which paved the way for the deal to be completed.

Barcelona has reportedly reached an agreement with Juventus that will allow the Catalans to sign midfielder Miralem Pjanić for an initial 60 million euros (GBP 54.8 m), with potentially an additional five million euros (GBP 4.6 m) in the form of bonuses. The purchase value may increase of maximum 10 million euros on achieving given conditions during the course of the contract.

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.

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. They have overseen a number of haphazard moves in the transfer market and have been accused of failing to implement any clear sense of direction for the club. The board can generate some immediate profit through Arthur's sale.

Pjanic joined Juventus from Roma in 2016.

Last year, Barcelona carried out a similar transaction by exchanging goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen for Valencia's Neto, in deals worth around 30 million euros each.

Getafe chose to exercise their purchase option for the versatile wide-footed star, Getafe will pay Barcelona 10 million euros for the 21-year-old, who can act as a left-back, left midfielder or left-winger.

"We expect the greatest commitment from him until the last day he is here", Setien said.

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