The Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde looks happy to see the performance of a new young star who joining his squad in the transfer market this summer, Arthur Melo. According to Valverde, Arthur is a very talented player, and potentially a big star in the future.
Arthur Melo, 21, was brought in by Barcelona from the Brazil club, Gremio earlier this month. He immediately joins the Catalan Giants that during his training session in the United States. This player has been successful made his debut in the trials against Tottenham Hotspur.
In that match, Arthur performed brilliantly, and his debut marked with a goal he scored to avoid Barcelona from defeat. The match ended with score 2-2, but in the end Barcelona won the penalty shootout with a final score of 5-3.
Arthur has not played since the first minute of the match, which has only been played since the second round to replace Munir El Haddadi. But, despite the fact that the concerned did not go down as a starter, Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, remains delighted with Arthur’s performance in his debut action.
According to the former Athletic Bilbao coach, Arthur is a promising young talent for Barcelona in the future.
“He is a player who can give us a lot of things and he has shown he knows how to get the ball and give us a way out. Arthur has also shown how to approach the shooting area to score goals. ”
“We worked together for a while, like with Clement Lenglet, which we did not doubt because he came from La Liga. In Arthur’s case, we worked so he adapted. He made a good debut. He was very motivated, “Valverde said, regarding Arthur’s debut at the Rose Bowl in California.
Unfortunately, the victory over Tottenham Hotspur yesterday made Barcelona anxious, because two of their players, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomez injured in the game.