Arthur Melo, sighing after an occasion failed with the Barça

HE HAS NOT PLAYED IN THE LAST 2 MATCHES

Arthur, invisible to a Setien who 'passes' him since his transfer to Juve

Published:7/07/2020 - 17:01h

Updated:7/07/2020 - 17:58h

Arthur Melo has become completely invisible to Setién since his departure for Juve was announced. The coach has recognized that his situation has changed and right now the Brazilian is the last in the midfielder rotation

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Arthur Melo was one of the big news of the FC Barcelona​ the past year, in spite of his disappointing final stretch of course. With the classical altibajos of a recently arrived, the Brazilian completed a very good first-half of championship and ilusionó to the barcelonismo. His indisputable talent with the balloon in the feet, his movements and his style of game remembered to the same Xavi Hernández. With 22 years that had, for the majority was the future of the Barça and one of the best projects of midfield players of the world.

But the physical problems prevented him finish as it began the past course and finish being acting of Arturo Vidal. This campaign had to be the one of his consecration in the elite, but the lesionas have gone back to play him again a bad past. It did not settle with Ernesto Valverde until January and neither has done it with Quique Setién since. By all this, the club took the controversial decision to do business with him and traspasarle to the Juventus of Turín in return of Miralem Pjanic and 12 million euros.

The one of Goiana will turn into new player bianconero when it finalise the Champions League for the Barça and will say goodbye to his dream to triumph in the Camp Nou. But until it arrive this moment seems that it goes to have to hold a lot of bench. Setién Already explained little with him before confirming his course to the Juve and now everything indicates that it will do it still less. In the newspaper 'Sport' affirm that the technician could not going back to give him minutes in what it remains of season and could go without having been able to to sack on the lawn.

For now, the '8' not even jumped to the field against the Athletic of Madrid neither in front of the Villarreal, and in front of the Celtic of Vigo so alone contested four minutes. In summary, since it signed by the 'Vecchia Signira', has played less than five minutes in Balaídos. Riqui Puig has gone through him the right, Arturo Vidal seems indisputable right now and Ivan Rakitic also is more important that he for the Cantabrian. Besides, it is necessary to take into account that Frenkie of Jong could recover for this weekend or for mediated of next week.

Setién Recognised that the situation of Arthur has changed

Setién Also has left to fall in his last press conference that the role of Arthur has changed after announcing his exit. "I do not go to say that it is exactly the same his situation that before, obviously. It follows training, puts win, enthusiasm and treats to do it the best possible, afterwards are the decisions of if I want to range it or no as it suit us tácticamente", explained. By the moment, any situation of party has seemed him indicated to put to the ex of Guild, something that probably follow sucediendo próximamente.

The press insisted to the míster on what has thought to do with the international 'canarinho'. The ex preparador of Betis and The Palms did not wet of the all, but yes went back to leave fall that his signing by the Juve has trastocado his plans and has propiciado that it was explaining less with him. You know that has an agreement signed with another team and that his commitment is to be here in the parties that remain. Already you know that his situation subyace in something different and do not have why explain it", sentenced.

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