Arthur Melo, during a warming with the FC Barcelona


Arthur Melo and the data that confirms that its sale was the best

Published:30/07/2020 - 12:37h

Updated:30/07/2020 - 12:37h

Arthur Melo arrived to the FC Barcelona does two seasons but, neither by continuity neither by level, has been to the height of the Barcelona club during this period

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Robert Fernández saw does something more than two years in Arthur Melo details of Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta. The ex technical secretary of the FC Barcelona got obsessed with the mediocentro Brazilian and until it did not attain his signing did not cease in his attempts. It finish costing 31 million fixed euros more other 9 in variables, but his first steps like player culé were hopeful.

Big parties in his first months like the duel of Champions League against the Tottenham Hotspur or the Classical of League against the Real Madrid generated a big illusion in the barcelonismo, that saw in the to the player to give continuity to the game of position during the following years. But it went a mirage, since it did not take in showing his irregularity or his fault of continuity by fault of the injuries.

Arthur Melo in any moment could to consecrate like titling indisputable neither with Ernesto Valverde neither with Quique Setién, since it did not attain find an ideal position for his game. As mediocentro is too feeble tactical and defensivamente, whereas as inner was missing him route, arrival and verticality. All this, adding injuries and cases of indiscipline.

The Brazilian midfield player participated in 72 official parties since it arrived to the FC Barcelona, but only 11 of them could complete them. Physically never it has been a too strong player and his usual wear propiciaba that went always one of the substituted. In the present season, only was to title in 17 meetings, completing six without being substituted.

It does lacking to reiterate also his physical problems and the data like this corroborate it: Arthur Melo has had eleven injuries in two seasons, what supposes a true atrocity. Besides, it took advantage of any of them to escape to do snowboard or to go to the party of birthday of Neymar. That is to say, that neither has showed neither that knows take care neither that the professionalism him leftover.

Arthur realentizaba the game

When Quique Setién arrived to the FC Barcelona, expected that Arthur Melo obtained prominence for being a creative midfield player, theoretically of the taste of the Cantabrian. But finally, the technician culé always finish putting to Frenkie of Jong and to Arturo Vidal by on since, in his own words, considered that to the Brazilian was missing him speed to move the balloon. The definite proof that maybe Arthur does not fit so well in the Camp Nou as they did us believe.

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