OFFICIAL: Barcelona sign Miralem Pjanic from Juventus
Barcelona finally announced on Monday that Miralem Pjanic will join the club at the end of the season from Juventus.
The 30-year-old has signed a four-year deal at the Camp Nou and arrives for a fee of €60 million plus €5m in variables. He has a buyout clause of €400m.
The announcement comes after Barca confirmed that Arthur was moving in the other direction for a fee of €72m plus €10m in variables.
Miralem Pjanic will finish the season with Juventus and then head over to the Camp Nou at the end of the 2019-20 campaign.
Pjanic, the total midfielder
Pjanic has played in every midfield position. From being an attacking midfielder at Metz to a slightly deeper role at Olympique Lyonnais and Roma. His ability to join attacks whilst coming from deep as well as his excellent free kick taking abilities have seen him score his fair share of goals. Furthermore, his technical quality, vision of the game and commitment make him one of the best midfielders in football today.
He will surely offer FC Barcelona with the creative midfielder role they desperately need at the moment. Pjanic will joining Barcelona legend Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann in the Barcelona squad next season.