Barcelona Unveil Arturo Vidal

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Barcelona Unveil Arturo Vidal

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has been officially presented as a Barcelona player after completing a shock summer move from Bayern Munich.

Vidal, 31, joined the Catalans on a three-year contract for a fee of €27m euros plus add-ons after being deemed surplus to requirements at Bavaria.

The tough tackling midfielder becomes the third Chilean to play for Barça after Alexis Sánchez and Claudio Bravo,

“I’m very happy to be signing for the best team in the world,” he said at his unveiling at Camp Nou stadium on Monday.

“I can’t wait to start training with my new team-mates.”

Barça vice-president Jordi Mestre said of the former Bayer Leverkusen and Juventus midfielder: “He’s a player with bags of experience, and will bring a lot to the side in terms of the quality he’s got.

“We believe he’s going to help us to win trophies.”

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