Miralem Pjanic: Barcelona sign Juventus midfielder as Arthur moves the other way

Miralem Pjanic: Barcelona sign Juventus midfielder as Arthur moves the other way

- Miralem Pjanic will join Barcelona at the end of the season

- The 30-year-old is part of the deal to see Arthur Melo move to Allianz Stadium this summer

- Pjanic is expected to stabilise Barca's midfield having failed to find a replacement for Xavi since he left

FC Barcelona have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Juventus to sign Miralem Pjanic this summer.

The Bosnian midfielder will put pen to paper at the end of the season in a deal valued around €60 million with €5m in variables.

His contract will expire at the end of the 2023/24 season and the club has decided to infuse a staggering €400 million in his deal.

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Meanwhile, Pjanic will not be joining his new teammate until the ongoing season wraps up in a matter of weeks.

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The 30-midfield maestro joined Juve in 2016 in a deal worth €32 million and has since then scored 22 goals and 36 assists in 171 appearances across competitions.

Miralem's move to the Camp Nou was part of the deal to see Arthur Melo arrive in Turin at the end of the season.

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FC Barcelona and Juventus have reached an agreement for the transfer of player Miralem Pjanić. The cost of the operation will be 60 million euros plus 5m in variables.

Miralem Pjanic: Barcelona agree to sign Juventus midfielder at the end of the season

Miralem Pjanic in action for Juventus - credit: Getty Images
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"The player will sign a contract with the club for the next four seasons, until the end of the 2023/24 season, with a buy out clause of 400 million euros. The player will remain with Juventus until the 2019/20 season is over.”

Legit.ng earlier reported that La Liga giants Barcelona FC have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Arthur Melo this summer.

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The Brazilian is expected to join the Italian champions once the ongoing campaign expires in a matter of weeks from now.

Barca agreed to allow their player to leave for a fee valued around €72 million plus €10m add-ons barely two years after joining them from Gremio.

However, the Old Lady will only be paying €10m as they plan to include Miralem Pjanic as part of the deal.

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