02 Aug Barcelona to self-discipline Arthur forward of Juventus transfer
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has mentioned midfielder Arthur Melo is dealing with disciplinary motion after displaying a “lack of respect” in direction of the membership after refusing to return to coaching.
The Catalan membership agreed to promote Arthur to Juventus in July with Miralem Pjanic arriving from the Turin membership as soon as the season is accomplished.
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Nonetheless, Arthur did not report back to Barcelona for coaching on June 27 after every week off and stays in Brazil.
“He has determined to not return as a result of he believes his chapter at Barca has ended,” Bartomeu informed Diario Sport when requested about Arthur.
“It’s his resolution. Nobody has given him permission. I assume what has occurred is that he has gone to Brazil and needs to increase his holidays. That has compelled us to open disciplinary proceedings in opposition to him as a result of he has to play with Barca till the season is accomplished. On this case within the Champions League, similar to Pjanic.
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“It was an settlement between the golf equipment. What he has finished is an absence of respect to his teammates as a result of the team desires to do properly within the Champions League and in addition to the membership. It’s unjustifiable and completely incomprehensible.”
Barca and Juventus take on Napoli and Lyon, respectively, in subsequent week’s Champions League round-of-16 return leg.
Bartomeu added that he was stunned by Arthur’s stance regardless of experiences that the Brazil worldwide wished to finish his contract with the Catalan giants instantly.
“Other than the truth that if a employee does not work, he does not receives a commission, it is not logical that taking part in for such an necessary trophy, a participant decides to erase himself [from the team],” he mentioned.
Arthur joined Barca in the summertime of 2018 from Gremio and has made 28 appearances for the membership this season.
He didn’t characteristic in Barca’s final six league video games of the season, together with his final look in a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on June 27.
The 23-year-old had been reluctant to maneuver, initially wanting to remain on the Camp Nou, however was satisfied by Juventus to maneuver to Serie A.