Liverpool Completes The Loan Acquisition Of Arthur Melo
Subject To International Clearance, Liverpool Football Club Can Confirm The Loan Signing Of Arthur Melo From Juventus For The Remaining Of The 2022–23 Campaign. The Reds acquired the 26-year-old on the final day of the transfer window. I completed the transfer at the AXA Training Centre on Thursday. Liverpool Completes The Loan Acquisition Of Arthur Melo.
After joining FC Barcelona in September 2020 and spending two seasons with Juventus, where he made 63 showings and scored one goal, Arthur now joins the team.
I’m happy to be here sporting this fantastic shirt with this famous badge that reflects so much in world football. It’s a dream,” I said in a statement to Liverpoolfc.com.
“We had a lot of discussions, and since our opinions and goals aligned, I am confident I made the right decision. I’m highly content and motivated to keep pursuing my on-field dream and giving it my all while wearing a Liverpool jersey.
In his native Brazil, Arthur signed on with Gremio to start his senior professional career. Before securing a move to Barcelona in 2018, he made 50 appearances throughout four seasons with the Porto Alegre club.
He won the Spanish Super Cup and La Liga in his two years at Camp Nou, appearing for the team on 72 occasions across all competitions and scoring six goals.
He also had his first playing experience at Anfield when, in May 2019, he entered the game as a 75th-minute substitute during Liverpool’s historic comeback in the second leg of the Champions League semifinal.
Arthur, who has 22 total caps for Brazil and shared the 2019 Copa America trophy. With Alisson Becker and Roberto Firmino, first moved to Italy before completing his transfer to Liverpool today.
Liverpool has a great football history, he continued. I’ve played against Liverpool. So I am familiar with what it’s like to have the fans in the stands behind you. It’s a big club with great players and a great manager. It’s a dream to be here, as I previously stated.