Vidal Leaves Bayern Munich To Join Barcelona

Barcelona have reached an agreement with Bayern Munich to sign Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal on a three-year contract for a a fee that was not disclosed.

The 31-year-old will have a medical with the Spanish giant in the next few days.

He is set to join Barcelona after the Chilean was told by the German champions that he is free to move according to reports from The Sun.

Vidal who helped Chile win the Copa America in 2015 joined Bayern from Juventus in 2015 and won the Bundesliga title in each of his three seasons in Germany.

“Barcelona will shortly inform everyone about the arrival of the player and the agenda of the presentation ceremony,” said Barca in a statement.

Interestingly, Bayern had later announced on social media that Vidal had left for Barcelona.

“We’d like to thank Arturo for all his contributions and wish him all the best in Spain,” added the German champions.

“He always turned up in important games and we could always rely on him,” said Bayern’s chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

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