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Arturo Vidal retires from Chile after World Cup disappointment

Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez (R) is congratulated by Chile's midfielder Arturo Vidal after scoring a goal during the 2017 Confederations Cup group B football match between Germany and Chile at the Kazan Arena Stadium in Kazan on June 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE        (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal has retired from international duty at the age of 30 after Chile failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Vidal said his decision comes with his “soul crushed” after he missed Chile’s final shot at qualification on Tuesday through suspension, the South American champions losing 3-0 to Brazil to miss out on the tournament ...

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Vidal gives Bayern the edge against Benfica

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An early goal from Arturo Vidal proved enough for Bayern München to record a slender win at home to Benfica in this UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg, although their failure to add to that lead leaves the tie in the balance. Bayern had needed to come from two goals down at home to Juventus in their round of 16 ...

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How Arturo Vidal will improve FC Bayern München

MUNICH, GERMANY - AUGUST 05:  Arturo Vidal (C) of FC Bayern Muenchen lifts the trophy after winning the Audi Cup 2015 final match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Real Madrid at Allianz Arena on August 5, 2015 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

FC Bayern München may have won the Bundesliga title for the last three consecutive seasons, yet so far success on the European stage has eluded coach Pep Guardiola in his two years in the Bavarian capital. Being eliminated at the semi-final stage of last term’s UEFA Champions League cut deep, and prompted the strategist to search for reinforcements, namely Arturo ...

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Bayern Munich sign Arturo Vidal from Juventus


Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of Arturo Vidal from Juventus. Bayern had already announced that Vidal was set to join and the 28-year-old has now completed the switch after a successful medical. The German side said in a press release that he would appear at a news conference alongside sporting director Matthias Sammer on Tuesday afternoon. The midfielder, reported ...

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Bayern confirm Vidal deal with Juventus


Bayern Munich have confirmed that midfielder Arturo Vidal will join the club from Juventus pending a contract signing and a medical. The Bundesliga champions agreed a fee of €40 million with the Scudetto holders last Thursday for the Chile international’s services. And, a week later, Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has explained that the transfer is set to be completed after ...

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Arturo Vidal: Juventus & Chile player held by police after crash

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Juventus and Chile forward Arturo Vidal is being held by police who say the footballer was driving under the influence of alcohol when he crashed a Ferrari in the outskirts of Santiago. Vidal, 28, who suffered minor injuries in the crash late on Tuesday, will face a local judge on Wednesday. “The driver of the red vehicle was under the ...

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Chile beat Ecuador in Copa America opener

Vidal scoring his penalty (Image credit: Reuters)

Hosts Chile began their quest for a maiden Copa America title with victory over Ecuador in Santiago. Midfielder Arturo Vidal was brought down in the box by Miller Bolanos in the second half and picked himself up to convert the penalty for Chile. Former QPR man Eduardo Vargas netted the second, calmly slotting home, as Matias Fernandez was sent off ...

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Juve seal fourth straight league title


Juventus clinched their fourth straight Serie A title after a hard-fought victory over Sampdoria secured courtesy of Arturo Vidal’s first-half header. The Turin club needed only a point at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium to win their 31st Scudetto but got all three. Chile midfielder Vidal scored the decisive goal for Juve when he met Stephan Lichsteiner’s cross to head in. ...

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My knee is “100%” fine – Arturo Vidal


Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has allayed fears over his fitness after playing 90 minutes for Chile against Mexico. Vidal went into the international friendly with Mexico with doubts surrounding his fitness after appearing to break down in training with a knee problem. However, Vidal played the full game against Mexico and insists his knee is fine as he prepares to ...

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Vidal isn’t on the market – Allegri tells Man United


Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has played down speculation that Arturo Vidal could leave the club forManchester United before the close of the summer transfer window.The Chilean has been heavily linked with a transfer to Old Trafford since this summer’s World Cup but his coach believes that rumours of an imminent move away from Turin are merely representative of the fact that the former Bayer Leverkusen man ...

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