Bayern Munich land Arsenal and Man United-linked midfielder in £28m deal

first_img Arturo Vidal 1 Bayern Munich have finalised the signing of midfielder Arturo Vidal from Juventus.The German giants announced they had agreed a fee with Juve for the Chile international last week.Now the 28-year-old has put the finishing touches to his switch to the Allianz Arena, penning a four-year contract.“I’m very happy,” he said. “This is a new step in my career and I hope I do well here.“I want to help the team and win trophies. It’s a dream come true for me personally.”Bayern have not disclosed the fee for Vidal but it is understood to be around £28million.The switch puts an end to speculation linking Vidal with a move to the Premier League.Arsenal and Manchester United have both been linked with the former Bayer Leverkusen star in recent seasons.Vidal moved to Juventus in 2011 and won four consecutive Serie A titles and was the club’s player of the season in 2012-13.He was named man of the match in the Copa America final against Argentina as Chile won their first major honour in a penalty shoot-out.last_img

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