Brazilian midfielder Arthur has reportedly given a definitive ‘no’ to Juventus as he wants to remain with Barcelona next season.
The Bianconeri have reportedly been in talks with Barca over a player exchange involving Miralem Pjanic and Arthur Melo, however talks have halted.
Onda Cero Radio journalist Alfredo Martinez now reports that the Brazilian has given a definitive and decisive ‘no’ to Barcelona over making the switch to Turin.
The 23-year-old reportedly met with club director Eric Abidal and expressed his wishes, stating that he wishes to continue with the Blaugrana next season.
According to Martinez, the summer ‘soap-opera’ is over and Arthur will remain with Barca for the 2020/21 campaign.
Arthur comunica a la Juventus un NO definitivo a salir del Barcelona. El lunes se reunió con Abidal y Planas del Barcelona para confirmar que seguirá en el Barcelona la temporada que viene. Se acabó un culebrón de verano. Arthur será azulgrana en la 2020/2021
— Alfredo Martínez (@Alfremartinezz) May 27, 2020