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Arthur agent admits 'he was close to Arsenal': He needs to leave Juventus

The agent of Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo admits he could leave this summer.

Federico Pastorello says Arthur needs to consider his situation as he struggles to win over Juve coach Max Allegri.

He told La Repubblica: "In January he was close to Arsenal.

"He is a player too important to be marginalised, he must also think about the national team.

"With (Maurizio) Sarri he would have played with Jorginho, but despite Allegri rating him, he wants two physically structured midfielders. It is not in anyone's interest to continue in this situation."

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