Reports coming in reveal that Serie A giants Juventus have agreed a £72.5m (€80m) fee with Barcelona to sign Arthur.
According to Sky Sports News Juve boss Maurizio Sarri wants to build his midfield around the Brazilian midfielder in a similar way to that of Jorginho at Napoli and
However, Arthur revealed last month that he did not want to leave the Catalonian side with Juve sporting director Fabio Paritici admitting publicly that player still needs to be convinced.
Should he move the 23-year-old more could see an increase to his current wages at Barca with Sky Italy reporting that offer is £4.5m (€5m) a year.
Arthur is expected to play for Barca tonight against Athletic Bilbao and Sky Sports News has been told his preference is still to stay at the Nou Camp and fight for his place.
By Leroy Hawkson | Head of Sports | talkafrica.com