Juventus have authoritatively affirmed the marking of Brazilian midfielder Arthur from Barcelona.
It wasn’t that some time in the past where there seemed to be almost no desire for the Arthur Melo-Miralem Pjanic trade bargain that has been accounted for in the press for quite a long time really going down. It was more to do with what was happening on the Spanish side of things as opposed to the Juventus part of the condition. There was delay on Arthur’s part, and that implied an arrangement was in genuine peril of self-destructing before it really emerged into anything huge.
However, with Arthur’s appearance in Turin and ensuing clinical tests on Sunday, those feelings of dread were formally gone. Done and cleaned — always and ever.
Arthur is formally a Juventus player, the club reported on Monday. He is a piece of the sort of arrangement numerous Juve devotees hope to see this late spring — a trade manage a smidgen of money going one route alongside a player or two. For this situation, it’s the player we’ve realized Barcelona to need from the beginning — Miralem Pjanic. With Arthur esteemed at €72 million and Pjanic at €60 million, Juventus will see €12 million head to Spain as a major aspect of the arrangement just as the 30-year-old Bosnian midfielder who was marked from Roma in 2016.
As has been recently announced, Arthur marked his new five-year contract with Juventus after Sunday’s clinical tests. Pjanic likewise did his clinical and agreement marking on Sunday.