Barcelona confirm Arthur transfer as details of £75m Juventus deal emerge

Barcelona have announced that Arthur will be leaving the Nou Camp following an €82million (£75m) deal with Juventus ahead of the summer transfer window. Juve are going to pay an initial fee of  72m (£66m) plus  €10m (£9m) in variables for the Brazil international, who will stay at Barca until the end of the campaign.

The midfielder has recorded four goals and four assists in 28 appearances for the Catalan giants across all competitions this season.

Juventus are looking for reinforcement in midfield ahead of the summer transfer window and have already made a strong start.

An official statement from Barcelona read: “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.”

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