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Arthur meets with Abidal, but is still ruled out for the Champions League

Published:10/08/2020 - 13:46h

Updated:10/08/2020 - 14:24h

Arthur Melo has gathered with Éric Abidal this same Monday, but his disciplinary file will keep and will not participate in Champions League

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As a result of his sale to the Juventus of Turín, Arthur Melo felt ninguneado by the FC Barcelona, as well as by Quique Setién that never finish him to give continuity in his alignments. Escudándose In that the Cantabrian technician had said him that it would not play more, the midfield player goiano declared in rebeldía and denied to go back to Barcelona after the holidays to attend to the trainings and to the dispute of the Champions League.

From FC Barcelona arrived to deny through the press the version of the goiano and the Catalan club left to fall that the reason of not going back to the City Condal was that there was pactado with the Juventus of Turín play the less possible to minimise any risk of injury. In fact, it lost some parties by a supposed amigdalitis and by some supposed annoyances in a foot of which there was not splits medical.

The past Friday, for limar asperezas and delete tensions, Arthur Melo went back to Barcelona to look for a meeting with the club, but this postponed until the results of his test PCR descartaran that was infected with the coronavirus. In fact, waiting for the results, remained without accessing to the Camp Nou in the party of Champions League against the Naples, but finally confirmed that it is not infected.

Thus, this Monday in the morning, Arthur Melo attended to the Ciutat Esportiva of Sant Joan Despí to gather with Éric Abidal to speak of everything it sucedido during the last days. In this meeting of roughly an hour, the Brazilian exposed the reasons of his absence in the trainings, whereas the French explained him the hard posture of the Catalan club, that was to open him a disciplinary file.

Said disciplinary file has not closed and could comport a sanction for Arthur Melo. This Monday in the afternoon, the player will gather with the technical Quique Setién to know how remains his sportive situation but, as it advances 'Sportive World', the Brazilian will not go back to the trainings and much less will travel to Lisbon with options to play in the Champions League.

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During two seasons, Arthur Melo has ilusionado to the barcelonismo positing as the relief generacional of a legend like Xavi Hernández. Nevertheless, the FC Barcelona considered that, so much by the irregularity of his sportive performance as by his behaviours out of the terrains of game, was the elected to be sold with the aim to square the balances of the previous economic exercise. Finally, it will go to the Juventus in an exchange by Miralem Pjanic.

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