Arsenal target Felipe Melo signs for Juventus

Felipe Melo

Arsenal target Felipe Melo has officially signed for Juventus, according to TV station Sky Sport Italia.

The 25-year-old recently emerged as Brazil’s first-choice midfielder in the Confederations Cup tournament this summer and subsequently prompted interest from Gunners’ boss Arsène Wenger along with several other European giants.

A swap deal involving Emmanuel Eboue was even hinted at by the Viola’s sporting director Pantaleo Corvino. But unfortunately, to many Gooners’ disgust, fresh-faced Melo sealed his big-money deal to Juve earlier this evening.