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Arthur Melo admits Barcelona move never happened

Arthur Melo admits his move to Barcleona almost never happened.

The midfielder left Gremio for Barca 18 months ago.

But he recalled to Fui Clear: "My signing with Barça was on the verge of breaking. It was a very complicated negotiation because Gremio wanted to get more money, and I understand it because after all they trained me from the age of 14 and invested time and money in me.

"If I ended up signing for Barça, it was thanks to the good relations I had with the president of Grêmio and all the people of the region. They understood that it was my dream."

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