Arturo Vidal is all set to join Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich as Juventus agreed to €37m (£25.9m) transfer fee for the Chilean midfielder. Though many top European clubs were interested in him, but at the end of the day Bayern Munich has captured the Juventus midfielder.
Deal Done : Arturo Vidal Is Joining FC Bayern Munich
Arturo Vidal Contract With Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich agreed to pay a transfer fee around €37million and £2.1million as add-ons. The Juventus midfielder has signed a four year contract and he will earn £90,000 a week in Munich. Fernando Felicevich, Arturo Vidal’s agent is in Munich now. The Chilean midfielder will travel to Munich this week for medical. It is expected that the German Champion will announce the deal officially before the weekend.
Performance Of Arturo Vidal
Vidal was brilliant with Juventus in last season and has been instrumental for Chile in Copa America 2015. Juventus has won double in last season (2014/15) and also played the UCL final. He has scored 7 goals and provided 4 assists in Italian Serie A in his 28 appearances. His physical presence and performance was one of the reason behind the success of Juventus. With Chile, he has netted 3 goals and give one assists in the Copa America 2015. He has provided Chile the cutting edge, which was essential for them to win the tournament (also a major trophy) first time in their history.
In 4 years with Juventus, he has won four Serie A trophy and one Coppa Italia (2014–15). He has won the best player award for Juventus in 2012-13 season and also has been part of the Serie A Team of the Year two times in 2012/13 and 2013/14.
Other Transfer News
Juventus already signed Sami Khedira( free signing) from Real Madrid as midfield replacement. Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala are also joining this season as an attacking options and replacement for Tevez.
For Bayern Munich, Bastian Schweinsteiger has leave the club. They has already signed Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk and all set to finalize their second signing of this season.
It was expected from Bayern Munich that they will try to sign a world class midfielder, who will replace Schweinsteiger and give them enough physical presence in the middle. Arturo Vidal is the player the need right now. It is a terrific signing for Bayern Munich. News also coming from Turin that Juve is interested to sign Julian Draxler as a long term replacement of Vidal.