Arthur is early 20s and made for Barca. This is stupidity when you consider the age of Rakitic, Busquets and that they've never replaced Xavi until now. Arthur and De Jong were the future. Pjanic is a good player but his peak was 2 seasons ago.He's outstanding, and Rakatic probably back to Seville. Barca in decline, huge wage bill, one man band.
Think we will see more of this type of deal this Summer to beat FFP.Strange signing made even stranger with the fact that Barcelona are signing Pjanic for €70m.
Looks like Barcelona and Juve are using some creative accounting to balance their books. Barca looking to add profit on paper to sign Neymar
Jeezo. Winks couldn't even get near the dressing room to attempt to lace Arthur's boots...A technically better Harry Winks...
Juve love a freebie so it's an insane amount of money for them to spend and especially considering how things have been in Italy (and elsewhere) lately.
Can only think that Barca will be signing one of their players for a massive amount of money in the near future.
Pjanic is top quality, glad to read someone with the same opinion as me. I have been over to watch Juventus a few times and he was my favourite player. I get the whole age argument but everyone is reacting like Barcelona have bought a dud. He will chip in with more goals than Arthur as well.He’s good but Pjanic is considerably better. Strange deal(‘s) all round, admittedly age is much more on the Brazilians side.
Best no6 in the world in my opinion, not sure he will suit the painfully slow Spanish build up. I know Juve aren’t exactly free flowing this season but Pjanić provides a bit of drive. Also my favourite Juve player mate.Pjanic is top quality, glad to read someone with the same opinion as me. I have been over to watch Juventus a few times and he was my favourite player. I get the whole age argument but everyone is reacting like Barcelona have bought a dud. He will chip in with more goals than Arthur as well.
Pretty much my thinking....A weird decision in all honesty. Wtf is Barca's player policy nowadays!? This guy was supposed to be a big future player for them and from what I've been able to gather, he's done really well there. Him and de Jong often being touted as the future midfield.
I know they wanted Pjanic and have done for a while but it seems like a really short term thinking signing.