Liverpool sign midfielder Arthur Melo on season-long loan from Juventus

 

Liverpool have signed Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo on loan until the end of the season. The 26-year old Brazilian, made 31 appearances for Juventus last term but is yet to play for the Old Lady in this campaign.

“I’m really happy to be here wearing this great shirt with this famous badge that represents so much in world football. It’s a dream,” Arthur said.

“I’m really happy and highly motivated to continue living my dream on the pitch and giving my all in a Liverpool shirt,” added Arthur.

Capped 22 times by Brazil, Arthur was part of Brazil Copa America winning squad in 2019 alongside current Reds goalkeeper Alisson Becker and forward Roberto Firmino.

Arthur’s arrival at Anfield helps ease Liverpool’s current injury problems in midfield after Jordan Henderson

Henderson joins Thiago Alcantara, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on the list of injured Reds midfielders

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