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Official: Barca Confirm First 2018/2019 Signing

Official: Barca Confirm First 2018/2019 Signing

By SL International - Jul 09, 2018 10:24 PM

LaLiga champions FC Barcelona have already lost three players in this transfer window, but the club have now confirmed their first new signing.

Read: Official: Barca's Third Departure Confirmed

Barcelona were in need of reinforcements following the departure of Andres Iniesta and Paulinho recently

The Catalan giants now have announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Arthur from Gremio.

A statement on the club's webite read," FC Barcelona and Gremio de Porto Alegre have agreed the transfer of the player Arthur Henrique Ramos de Oliveira Melo, following the agreement the two clubs reached in March. The agreement will see the Brazilian player immediately join the squad.
 
The cost of the transfer is off €31 million with €9 million in variables. The player will sign a contract with the Club for the following six seasons, until the end of the 2023/24 campaign; his buyout clause is to be set at €400 million.
 
The schedule for the presentation of Arthur Henrique Ramos de Oliveira Melo as a new first team player will be announced shortly."


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clavasco Joined: 28 Apr 2018
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clavasco Jul 10, 2018 11:06 AM
400mil is overrated
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JOMMAK Joined: 25 Aug 2017
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JOMMAK Jul 10, 2018 10:57 AM
He plays more like Xavi than Iniesta...but either way, he is Arthur, and I'm sure he will stamp his authority on his own name very soon. Great signing!
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djshepzaro Jul 10, 2018 10:38 AM
What a player
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Jul 10, 2018 10:10 AM
arthur is very good and would suit barca type of play , he has very good movements in the middle but we do need a big name CM
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ta more@mbekweni Jul 10, 2018 07:38 AM
@MR E that man who scouted gomez is a flop
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jul 10, 2018 04:11 AM
I hope he won't bebe a flop at barca like Andre Gomez.

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