HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Sao Paulo on February 13, 2017. Permanently transferred on Dec. 6, 2017.
Artur is a young, dynamic player who was a key contributor to a Sao Paulo FC program that is one of the most decorated in South America, winning trophies at the state, national and confederation level. A strong ball-winner, the 23-year-old started 28 of the 30 regular season matches he appeared in during the 2019 season.
OUTSIDE MLS: The Brazilian midfielder comes from the Sao Paulo FC Academy where he was promoted to the Tricolor’s First Team, making four appearances (three starts) during the 2016 season. During his time with the club’s Under-20 Team, Artur won the Copa Libertadores in 2016, the Copa do Brasil in 2015 and 2016, and the Campeonato Paulista in 2016.