In 2018, Barcelona reached an agreement with Gremio on the transfer of Arthur Melo. The Spanish team has agreed to pay an initial fee of 31 million euros plus 9 million euros in additional fees to sign the Brazilian midfielder. But in 2020, Arthur had to leave Barcelona to sign with Juventus. He was loaned to Liverpool and is currently at Fiorentina.
According to Catalan radio, Arthur was given the chance to return to Camp Nou, but was prevented by Sergio Busquets. This legendary midfielder made it clear to Xavi that Arthur will not be suitable for Barcabecause of his lifestyle, and he is not a good role model for the club’s young players.
Benjamin Pavard is another player who was stopped on his way to Barcelona. The report adds that Ousmane Dembele advised Xavi not to sign a contract with the Frenchman. Dembele feels Pavard could cause problems in the dressing room, something the current Inter Milan star was accused of while on duty for the French team.
Minh Tuan | 05:17 October 20, 2023