Arthur Melo in a match with Fiorentina


Arthur Melo, from discarded at Juventus to undisputed at Fiorentina

Published:11/10/2023 - 23:50h

Updated:11/10/2023 - 23:51h

Arthur Melo continues to garner praise on his return to Italy. After a forgettable season at Liverpool, the Brazilian returned to Serie A with Fiorentina and has recovered his best version with Vincenzo Italiano's team

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The course of Sofyan Amrabat to the Manchester United opened the door to the eleven of the Fiorentina to Arthur Melo. The Brazilian arrived yielded of the Juventus after a very toneless season in the Liverpool, club where practically did not play in all the season. The mediocentro has gone back to occupy the position of pivote in the diagram of the technician Vincenzo Italian and has been one of the best in the first two months of the 'Calcium'.

The one of Goiania has played it practically everything in league, contesting a total of 523 minutes in 8 parties. Also it has been headline in the two first duels of the violet group by the Conference League and sum an assistance in the Series To, tournament where Fiore has had a big start, being fourth in the table with 17 points of 24 possible. With Arthur like leader of the midfield, the ones of Italian have given a jump of quality.

The statistics confirm the 'resurrection' of Arthur

In what it goes of Series To, the player of 28 years registers a percentage of tarpaulin in the pass of the 93 % (345 successful by 25 fallidos). Also it wins almost 60% of the duels and has 78% of successful entrances, by what the local press has nicknamed him 'King Arthur'. In this regard, the footballer ensures to feel comfortable and happy in Florencia, recovering the regularity and confidence that never had in his two seasons with the Juventus.

"I am in my best moment so much physical as mentally, seat me as never before it had felt me", ensured Arthur in an interview for 'The Ran dello Sport'. The Brazilian landed in Turín in full pandemia, in 2020, after the barter between Juve and FC Barcelona that sent to Miralem Pjanic to the group blaugrana. The traspaso of the bosnio closed by 60 million euros, whereas the 'Vechia Signora' credited 20 'kilos' extra by Arthur that, in two years in Catalonia, played 72 parties with 4 goals and 6 assistances, winning LaLiga in his first season.

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