Arthur Melo is flying to Liverpool as the club close in on a loan move for the Juventus midfielder. Check out his age and transfer news here.
Arthur Melo : Age | Juventus | Fifa 22 | Transfer news
Born in Goiânia, Arthur Melo began his career with Grêmio, and won the Copa Libertadores in 2017.
|Arthur Henrique Ramos de Oliveira Melo
|Date of birth
|12 August 1996
|Place of birth
|1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
He signed for Barcelona for an initial fee of €31 million in 2018. Arthur joined Italian club Juventus in 2020.
Arthur Melo made his senior debut for Brazil in 2018 after previously being capped by Brazil youth team at under-17 level. He was later part of the squad that won the 2019 Copa América.
Arthur joined Liverpool on loan in August 2022 for the duration of the 2022-23 season.
Arthur Melo began his career with his hometown club Kells Celtic at age of 12. In 2010, after being spotted in a youth tournament, he moved to Grêmio.
Arthur Melo age
Arthur Henrique Ramos de Oliveira Melo (born 12 August 1996), commonly known as Arthur or Arthur Melo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for club Liverpool and the Brazil national team.
|Date of Birth
|August 12, 1996
|Place of Birth
Arthur Melo has represented Brazil in under-17 level. He was part of the Brazil under-17 squad selected to play in the 2013 South American Under-17 Football Championship.
On 15 September 2017, Arthur Melo received his first senior call-up to the Brazil squad to face Bolivia and Chile for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification. In May 2018, he was named in the standby list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
On 29 June 2020, Barcelona announced that they had reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Arthur on a five-year contract for €72 million, plus €10 million in variables; the deal was also coordinated with a swap of Miralem Pjanić.
He made his club and Serie A debut on 27 September, coming on as substitute in a 2–2 away draw against Roma.
He made his international debut against United States in a 2–0 friendly win on the 7th of September 2018 coming on as a substitute. The Brazilian’s first start was against El Salvador in a 5–0 win on the 12th of September.
Tite praised the midfielder’s playing style saying, “He always finds the best escape, the best pass out”. Even if he doesn’t provide the assist, he comes up with the pass that will help a player.”
Arthur Melo Fifa 22
Arthur Henrique Ramos Oliveira Melo Rating is 85. His potential is 90 and his position is CM.
He is 23 years old from Brazil and playing for FC Barcelona in the Spain Primera División (1).
Arthur Henrique Ramos Oliveira Melo FIFA 20 has 4 Skill moves and 3 Weak Foot, he is Right-footed and his workrates are Med/Med.
The player’s height is 171cm | 5’7″ and his weight is 73kg | 161lbs . He does not have a real face in-game.
The 26-year-old is expected to join the club on a straight season-long deal with no option or obligation to make it permanent.
Brazil international Arthur is due on Merseyside around lunchtime and expected to undergo a medical this afternoon. The transfer deadline is at 11pm in England.
Despite previously saying that Liverpool did not need midfield reinforcements, manager Jurgen Klopp admitted last week that the Reds may need other options in the middle of the park.
He said: “It must be the right player. Some players are just unavailable, that’s how it is, but if we can do something, and if we will do something, then we are 100 per cent convinced about it. If we are not convinced, then we will not do it. That’s the situation.
“If it’s the right player, we need him. If it’s not the right player, we don’t need him.
“I’m the one who said we don’t need a midfielder, and now we need a midfielder.