Official: Barcelona star to join Juve


FC Barcelona have announced that midfielder Arthur Melo will join Serie A outfit Juventus next season.

While the Catalan giants are reportedly set to sign Miralem Pjanic from Juventus, the Brazilian will now head to Turin in a separate deal.

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Arthur now becomes Juventus' fourth most expensive signing in the club's history, with €72-million being splashed on the 23-year-old.

"FC Barcelona and Juventus FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of player Arthur Melo," Barcelona's statement read.

"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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