Barca confirm high-profile departure


FC Barcelona have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Inter Milan for the transfer of Arturo Vidal.

Barcelona announced Vidal's departure on Tuesday morning and will receive a sum of €1 million (R19 million) in variables for the Chile international's signature.

"FC Barcelona and Inter Milan have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Arturo Vidal. The Italian team will pay FC Barcelona 1 million euros in variables," the LaLiga club confirmed via their website.

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Vidal joined Barca from Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in 2018 and made 96 appearances for the club, recording 11 goals and 10 assists.

The 33-year-old becomes the club's eighth departure of the 2020/21 season, alongside the likes of Arthur, Ivan Rakitic and Arda Turan.

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