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In the coming weeks the signing of Miralem Pjanic to Barcelona will be made official, club to which he will arrive with enormous pressure not only because of what the Blaugrana shirt means in soccer, his first big problem will be to clarify what he said a few years ago when he described himself as a fan of Real Madrid’s death.
Pjanic it sounded during some summer transfer markets as a target for Madrid and even a former teammate of his at Juventus, Mehdi Benatia, revealed that the Meringues had already made an offer for the midfielder, but fate will put him in the staunch rival, Barcelona, where he will have to share a dressing room with Lionel Messi, who will surely not like Bosnian words very well.
“I have been with Real Madrid since the times of Zidane and Ronaldo, when I fell in love. Since then it has been my favorite club and it always will be. I want to play there someday, why not? I will work for it. In Lyon I have many good things, but if everything goes well, one day I will play for Madrid, “said Pjanic in 2009 Diario AS, when he played for Lyon.
Since then there was talk of the interest of both Madrid and Barcelona in Pjanic, whose career remained in Lyon until 2011 when he was transferred to Roma, who in 2016 sold him to Juventus. Curiously and just in 2009, another brilliant young man from Lyon confessed his love for Madrid and did arrive at the Bernabéu: Karim Benzema.
Pjanic to Barcelona and Arthur to Juventus
One of the great summer exchanges will be starred by Barcelona and Juventus with the exchange of Miralem Pjanic and Arthur, the first with 30 years and that will come to Barcelona for around 60 million euros, while the Brazilian will move to Turin for between 70 and 80 million.