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Setien concedes Arthur may not play again for Barcelona

Barcelona coach Quique Setien concedes Arthur Melo may not play again this season.

Arthur has agreed to join Juventus this summer as part of a swap which will see Miralem Pjanic move in the opposite direction.

Asked today about the midfielder's status, Setien declared: "I am not going to say that his situation is exactly the same as before, obviously. He continues to train, he wants to, he is enthusiastic and he tries to do his best, then there are the decisions of whether I want to select him or not, if it is convenient for us tactically.

"You know that he has a signed contract with another team and that his commitment is to be here in the remaining matches. You already know that his situation underlies something different and I don't have to explain it."

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