Vidal completes shift to Inter from Barcelona

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Arturo Vidal has joined Inter Milan, where he will probably be reunited with coach Antonio Conte.Barcelona stated on Tuesday that Inter pays 1 million euros ($1.1 million) “in variables” for the switch.

Vidal had a contract at Barcelona till 2021 however was not a part of new coach Ronald Koeman’s plans, and the membership agreed to let him go.

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Vidal performed for Inter’s bitter rival Juventus from 2011-15, successful 4 Serie A titles and the Italian Cup. Inter coach Conte was in charge for the Chilean’s first three seasons on the Bianconeri.

Vidal had been at Barcelona since becoming a member of from Bayern Munich in 2018. He was typically a starter below Ernesto Valverde and Quique Setién, however Koeman advised the 33-year-old midfielder he was surplus to his designs on renewing the squad after the embarrassing 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich within the Champions League quarterfinals.

Vidal was discarded together with the likes of Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suárez.

The Chilean gained two titles with Barcelona: The Spanish league and the Spanish Super Cup. He made 96 appearances, scored 11 occasions and assisted on 10.

Conte is in his second season in charge at Inter. He led the Nerazzurri to second spot in Serie A, a degree behind Juventus, which secured a record-extending ninth successive league title.


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