Thursday July 21 2011
Vidal happy with Juve move

Arturo Vidal can't wait to complete his move from Bayer Leverkusen to "one of the greatest clubs in Europe."

The Chilean is now only a medical away from signing for Juventus after Bayer accepted a €10.5m offer on Wednesday.

"I'm enthusiastic about this new opportunity that has been handed to me," he said in Santiago as he prepared to board a flight for Italy.

"Juventus are a club who are being reconstructed with the objective of winning the League and qualifying for Europe.

"I'm happy, this is a great step for me, this is the most important move of my career which will allow me to play for one of the greatest clubs in Europe."

The 24-year-old joined Bayer Leverkusen in 2007 after a season with Colo Colo in his homeland.

"My experience in Germany will be very useful for me because it is a championship that is tactically similar to that in Italy," he added.

Vidal was also linked with moves to Napoli and Bayern Munich this summer.

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