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Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo (R) will join Juventus at the end of the current season, with Miralem Pjanic moving in the opposite direction.

Barcelona has reportedly reached an agreement with Juventus that will allow the Catalans to sign midfielder Miralem Pjanić for an initial 60 million euros (GBP 54.8 m), with potentially an additional five million euros (GBP 4.6 m) in the form of bonuses.

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.

Juventus said it earned EUR41.8 million in the deal through "net of solidarity contribution and auxiliary expenses".

'He is a player until the last game of the season.

Arthur joined the club from Gremio in 2018 and has turned out 72 times in total for the Camp Nou side, including 28 appearances in all competitions this season, during which he has scored all four of his goals for the club.

Arthur's departure puts more scrutiny on Barcelona's board and president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Barcelona has sold another player after less than 24 hours of selling Arthur Melo to Juventus.

It has been understood that Barcelona has been hit hard because of the three-month suspension due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Getafe made a decision to exercise their purchase option for the versatile wide-footed star, Getafe will pay Barcelona 10 million euros for the 21-year-old, who can act as a left-back, left midfielder or left-winger.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina global joined Juventus from Roma in 2016, helping the Bianconeri win the Italian Serie A title three times.

"We expect the greatest commitment from him until the last day he is here", Setien said.



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