Published: Thu, August 09, 2018
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Arturo Vidal inks contract with Barcelona

Arturo Vidal inks contract with Barcelona

New FC Barcelona signing Arturo Vidal, who joined the club from Bayern Munich, has named three players he can not wait to play alongside at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona signed Vidal from Bayern Munich for a reported fee which could rise to 21 million Euros and was officially presented on Monday at the Nou Camp. "I think I can do that with this team, the best team in the world".

Speaking at a press conference covered by the club's website, www.fcbarcelona.com, Vidal said: "I've come here to bring a lot of energy onto the pitch".

"FC Barcelona will shortly inform everyone about the arrival of the player and the agenda of the presentation ceremony".

"I'm happy for myself, I hope this is my year to win everything with Barca".

"You need different types of midfielders in your squad for all situation, we want to be flexible".


"The most important thing is to have Arturo here", sporting director Eric Abidal said. "We don't talk about players that are not part of this club".

Barcelona last won the Champions League in 2015, beating Vidal's Juventus in the final, and rivals Real Madrid have won it in each of the three seasons since, twice knocking out the Chilean while at Bayern.

"I'm very happy to be joining Barca, the best team in the world", he said.

"Winning everything. During the three-year contract, I hope we can win everything we play for.

The Chilean worldwide joined Bayern Munich in 2015 from Juventus, and won the Bundesliga title in each of his three seasons at the club.

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