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Ze Elias: Juventus now seeing Arthur best

Former Brazilian star Ze Elias is full of praise for Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo.

Ze Elias feels Juve fans are now seeing Arthur at his best.

He told TMW: "He was used to playing a type of football in Brazil and at Barcelona.

"In Italy - he said - you have to think differently. You have to be more of a director, not just take the ball and touch it from the side.

"(Andrea) Pirlo is on the bench, he was one of the best in the world in that role and he will certainly follow him very closely. I think now he is starting to do well and understand the intensity of the Italian league and what it means to play for Juve compared to a smaller team.

"Maybe at Barcelona he had lost a bit of concentration. When you get to this level you have to be one hundred percent always."

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