Liverpool take Arthur Melo on loan from Juventus to solve midfield problem | Transfer window

Liverpool have addressed their midfield shortage by signing Arthur Melo on a season-long loan from Juventus.

The Brazil international travelled to Merseyside for a medical on deadline day after an approach from Liverpool in the early hours of Thursday. Jürgen Klopp claimed after Wednesday’s win over Newcastle that the arrival of a midfielder was unlikely but the hamstring injury sustained by Jordan Henderson prompted the late move for Arthur.

Henderson is due to have a scan on Friday. There are concerns the Liverpool captain could be out until the international break this month, meaning…


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