Arthur Melo, during a warming with the FC Barcelona

HE WENT BY 72 MILLIONS

Arthur has appreciated more than half a million for each game with Barça

Published:2/07/2020 - 20:26h

Updated:2/07/2020 - 20:26h

Arthur Melo was sold to the Juventus of Turín by 72 million euros more other 10 in concept of aims. It had arrived by 31 fixed and 9 variables

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In the FC Barcelona were conscious of the need to make an operation before 30 June that could do square the accounts of the balances of the present economic exercise. It is thus that the Juventus of Turín, that had the same financial problem, turned into an ally of weight to be able to negotiate an operation that helped to both teams to fulfil with the economic aims.

Both teams had clear from the beginning that the best formula was an exchange of footballers and so many Catalans like Italians had clear also his preferences. The FC Barcelona considered that Miralem Pjanic was the ideal piece to complete the centre of the field, whereas in the Juventus decanted by Arthur Melo like strategic signing of future.

Given the needs of the Barcelona club, authorised to the Juventus to negotiate with the Brazilian midfield player, although the FC Barcelona had clear that did not go to leave him leave by a price that did not give evident profits. Finally, the operation closed by 72 million fixed euros more other 10 possible in concept of variables, some figures that fulfilled with grow with the amortización of the goiano.

It is necessary to take into account that Arthur Melo had arrived to the FC Barcelona by 31 million fixed euros more other nine by aims and that, since oficializó the operation, the still midfield player culé has played 72 parties with the Barcelona T-shirt: 48 meetings of LaLiga Santander, 10 of Glass of Rey, one of Supercopa of Spain and 13 of Champions League.

Therefore, his revaluation in two seasons has been of 41 million euros having defended in 72 official parties the T-shirt of the Barça, by what his revaluation has been of 570.000 euros by each meeting, more than half million of euros. Some figures that have allowed to amortise him of leftovers and also square the balances of the present economic exercise after the pandemia.

Arthur has not exploded

Arthur Melo generated a lot of illusion after his arrival to the Barça, but in two seasons did not achieve to explode. His fault of physical capacity, his continuous injuries, the slow rhythm of his game and his little atrevimiento to risk in the taking of decisions were recessing the expectations in a player that has been run over by Riqui Puig. The Catalan has gone in with strength and has showed, in little time, that can adapt much better to the 'style Barça'.

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