Arthur Melo, during a party with the FC Barcelona this last course


Arthur Melo: "I Am a more mature footballer, with more shooting"

Published:27/06/2019 - 09:02h

Updated:27/06/2019 - 09:02h

Hours before confronting to Paraguay in quarter-finals of the Glass America 2019, Arthur Melo has conceded some statements in which it has showed proud of the prorgresión that is experiencing in the FC Barcelona and in Brazil

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Arthur Melo is of these players that never conform , and that always work in search of the progression and the improvement. After a first excellent season to level of adaptation in the FC Barcelona, the Brazilian midfield player is showing a big level in the 'canarinha' of Tite, in spite of playing of second steering wheel and act, therefore, in a slightly distinct position to which occupies in the Barça.

In statements conceded in press conference, has showed happy by the fact to contest in question of hours the quarter-finals of the Glass America 2019 against Paraguay, a meeting in which the 'seleçao' will not be able to trust the most minimum. Arthur will be one of the attendants, as it comes being usual, to give exit to the balloon from backwards to connect with the forwards. "No only I will be the attendant to filter balls. Well The defenders will have to be between lines. We study it a lot and we will follow playing with a lot of deep passes", signals.

It is the player of the tournament that has received more lacking up to now, a data that surprised him when had knowledge of this. "A bit rare and peculiar, knew this yesterday said it to me in joke, but is the style of the competition, a game of brush, but if it is loyal there is not problem". Arthur thinks that is progressing in the last months. "I think that today I am more mature and with more shooting, the player has to look for an evolution and have worked a lot in Champions and now in the Glass. Help a lot", ensures.

And it knows that one of the facets that has to improve is the goal, something that Tite asks him with the selection of Brazil. In any case, has clear that does not treat of a priority in his game. "It is not my main function but look for this, the 'profe' says me that it look for the goal and finish to the arch. It is necessary to work to give him frights to the archer and if sucede tomorrow, would be unforgettable", says, by the fact to play in the Sand do Guild, his ancient stadium.

In the selection of Brazil, Arthur is used to to accompany to Casemiro in a double defensive pivote, something that gives him more freedom of movements to the hour to protect the balloon and take it out with criterion. "Since we begin have a system of work, believe it and work like this. We have evolved a lot. I am the second steering wheel in the field and gives me freedom to look for the ball in defensive phase and like this go through the line of the rival and finish to the arch", analyses the midfield player of the FC Barcelona.

Arthur, holidays after the Glass America

Once finalised his participation in the Glass America 2019, will enjoy of some holidays that will prevent him, with total security, be in the first-half of turns it of pre-season of the FC Barcelona by Japanese earths. Yes it expects him to the cape of some days in United States, at the beginning of August, to start with to prepare as it is owed the next season 2019-20. Will have a lot of competition in the Barça, but does not concern him.

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