Friday July 22 2011
Official: Vidal signs for Juventus

Arturo Vidal has passed his medical and officially completed the €10.5m transfer to Juventus.

The Bayer Leverkusen and Chile midfielder agreed a deal earlier this week and flew in to Turin for tests.

This evening Juve released a statement on the club website confirming Vidal has joined the club.

“Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announce the completion of the agreement with Bayer Leverkusen for the permanent signing of Chilean player Arturo Vidal.

“The contract is worth €10.5m to be paid in three instalments: €5m with the release of the international transfer, €3m on June 30 2012 and €2.5m on December 31 2012.

“The value of the signing could be increased by a maximum of another €2m in performance-related bonuses.

“The player has signed a five-year contract with Juventus.”

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