- Arturo Vidal is set to join Inter Milan from Barcelona.
- The Chile midfielder had a tough 2019-20 season with Barcelona.
- With the arrival of Ronald Koeman as the Catalan’s coach, Vidal is set to part ways with the club.
Vidal to Inter Milan is a done deal
Barcelona’s Chile international midfielder will arrive in Milan today to complete his transfer to the Italian side. Italian broadcaster Sky Sport Italia’s transfer market expert Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Vidal has left Barcelona and will arrive in Milan today for his medical.
According to the reports, a deal has been finalized with Inter and now only the paper works remain. Inter will pay €1 million to Barcelona before the player can sign on the dotted line for Inter. The Chile international will sign for Inter for two seasons and will earn around €6 million net per season. Arturo will be unveiled as an Inter Milan player today.
Arturo Vidal joined Barcelona in the summer of 2018 from Bayern Munich in a deal reportedly worth €19 million and has since then featured 96 times across all competitions and has scored 11 goals during the time period. However, with the arrival of Ronald Koeman as a manager, the Chile international looks to be on his way out of Barcelona.
The Chile international won 1 La Liga and 1 Spanish Super Cup title with the Catalans.
Italian sports journalist reports
According to Fabrizio Romano, Arturo Vidal is a new Inter player. The agreement reached on a permanent deal for €1m to Barcelona and he will be in Milano on the next hours to join Inter and sign his contract until June 2022.
Arturo Vidal to Inter, here we go! Tomorrow he’ll fly to Milano. Total agreement reached with Barça for €1m as final fee. Antonio Conte is waiting for him. Meanwhile Diego Godin will leave Inter to join Cagliari on next week. 🚨🇨🇱 @DiMarzio @SkySport #fcb #inter #vidal #barça
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 19, 2020
Inter’s defender, Diego Godin, is on his way out of San Siro and his departure will make way for Chile international in the team. It is reported that Arturo is excited to reunite with his Chile teammate Alexis Sanchez at Inter Milan. This will be Inter’s first signing of the summer and this deal is likely to go through.