A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etcBarcelona midfielder Arthur Melo will join Juventus at the end of the current season, with Miralem Pjanic moving in the opposite direction, the two clubs announced on Monday.Barcelona said they had paid 60 million euros ($67.4m) plus a potential five million euros more in bonuses for Bosnian playmaker Pjanic after earlier confirming Juventus would pay 72 million euros plus 10 million in variables for Arthur.The two deals have gone through separately, allowing both clubs to boost their profit figures ahead of the end of the financial year on June 30.Pjanic’s four-year contract includes a release clause of 400 million euros while Juventus said Arthur’s contract will run for five years, until June 2025.Arthur and Pjanic will remain with their current teams until the end of the 2019/20 campaign, which will include the latter stages of the Champions League in August.It raises the possibility that Arthur and Pjanic could yet face each other, and their future clubs, in the Champions League final eight in Portugal, should both sides win their outstanding last 16, second leg matches.In a statement, Juventus said they had signed Arthur for “72 million euros payable in four years. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will - Chuck Palahniuk. Barcelona meet with Arthur Melo over contract termination By Colin Millar - 10 August 2020, 11:14 Barcelona  sporting director Eric Abidal and his team have met with midfielder Arthur Melo over the termination of his contract and absence from first-team training. 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However, it is emphasised how there is no intention or expectation that the central midfielder will play for the club again, with this meeting purely based on his decision to go AWOL.The 23-year-old is said to feel mistreated by the club but wants a more friendly exit later this month, and even wants to be allowed to train with his teammates before his departure is finalised.The Blaugrana will not comply with the Brazilian’s request to allow him to join Juventus – with whom he has a transfer agreement in place – earlier than the end date of the 2019/20 season, which will conclude following this month’s Champions League matches.Arthur travelled to Ibiza following the conclusion of the league campaign and later travelled back to his own nation, and despite the Catalan club warning him that not returning would involve serious consequences, he has decided not to return.The player feels that the club have mistreated him and believes that the transfer was done to balance the club’s accounts, rather than taken through any sporting decision.It is said that his relationship with coach Quique Setien has been non-existent since the transfer was announced, and indeed that has been borne out by the player not playing a minute of first-team football since. They have overseen a number of haphazard moves in the transfer market and have been accused of failing to implement any clear sense of direction for the club.Barcelona have been hit hard by the three-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic and they needed to bring in around 70 million euros to satisfy their budget for the current season.By selling Arthur, the board can register the profits from the transfer immediately before spreading the payments for Pjanic over the length of the 30-year-old’s contract.Pjanic joined Juventus from Roma in 2016. Barcelona midfielder Arthur is reportedly set to join Juventus in a mouth-watering €80m deal. We discuss several names who could take the Brazilian's place at the Camp Nou next season. Barcelona midfielder Arthur to join Juventus for 72 million euros Barcelona and Juventus confirm Arthur, Pjanic swap deal On June 30, 2020 1:34 am In Sports Barcelona midfielder Arthur … You can sign up in five, super easy, steps. Barcelona midfielder Arthur is on his way to Italy to have a medical with Juventus on Sunday +3 Copy link to paste in your message The move will see 30-year-old Miralem … The purchase value may increase by a maximum of 10 million euros on the fulfillment of certain conditions during the contractual term.”Arthur, a Brazilian international, only joined Barca from Gremio in 2018 and was hailed as a future star for the club, with many tipping him as the long-term successor to Xavi Hernandez in central midfield.After an encouraging start, the 23-year-old has been one of several players to stagnate this season but the primary motivation for his sale is thought to be financial.Arthur’s departure puts more scrutiny on Barcelona’s board and president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Sell it on Habari Shop! Football Espana brings you up-to-the-minute news and views from the Spanish Primera Liga, brought to you by our enthusiastic and talented team. Arthur is refusing to play for Barcelona again ahead of his move to … Barcelona midfielder Sergi Busquets is disappointed with the situation between the club and Arthur Melo. Arthur has agreed to join Juventus at the end of the season in a deal worth €82million, with Miralem Pjanic heading the other way for a fee that could reach €65m. In the last yea...Barcelona and Juventus confirm Arthur, Pjanic swap deal