Barcelona sign Miralem Pjanić in €60m deal

Juventus reach agreement with Barcelona for Arthur

Barcelona have officially confirmed the signing of Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic.

"The player will remain at FC Barcelona until the end of official competition in the 2019/20 season".

Barcelona have confirmed that the club has paid €60m for Pjanic and that fee could rise to €65m with variables. Both players will complete the current season with their present clubs. The Bosnian star will stay with Juve until the end of the season before joining Barca on a four-year contract with a buyout clause of 400 million euros (450 million US dollars).

Arthur joined Barca from Brazilian side Gremio in July 2018 and was initially hailed as the heir to former club great Xavi Hernandez, with Lionel Messi saying he was surprised by the player's similarities to the side's former puppet master.

You can read Livio Caferoglu's blog on why Juventus are getting the better end of this deal with Arthur.

He has made 72 competitive appearances for the Blaugrana, scoring four goals and providing six assists.

The experienced Bosnia and Herzegovina global joined Juventus in 2016, and quickly became a key figure in midfield and quickly becoming one of the best in the game.

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