Arthur ‘more motivated than ever’

Gremio midfielder and reported Barcelona-target Arthur has recovered from injury and is ‘now more motivated than ever’.

The 21-year-old has made 52 first team appearances for the Brazilian club and was a key part of his side’s squad in their run to the Copa Libertadores, but has been linked with a move to the Camp Nou.

“My moment of difficult was overcome by various messages of support from so many people,” Arthur wrote on his Instagram account.

“So many people showed great care and affection for me, which I really appreciate, and I am now ready to return to the pitch.

“I want to thank all those responsibility for my recovery including doctors, physiotherapists and all other professionals.

“Thank you all so much, and I am now more motivated than ever!”

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