Inter Milan has confirmed the capture of Arturo Vidal from Barcelona after an agreement was reached with the Catalonians for the player to depart for free.
The 2010 champions league winner confirmed the capture of the Chilean on their official page with a statement that read, “Arturo Vidal is officially an Inter player. The Chilean midfielder has joined Inter on a permanent deal from FC Barcelona.”
Vidal started his career with Colo-Colo, where he won three Chilean Primera División titles before moving to Europe. He then joined Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and played there for four seasons making 117 appearances scoring 15 goals.
Following his exploits in the Bundesliga, The Chilean was then snapped up by Juventus in 2011, where he went on to become widely recognized as one of the best midfielders in world football.
While at Juventus, Vidal made 124 appearances scoring 35, winning the Scudetti in all four of his seasons, and also was integral for them in reaching the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final.
The 32-year-old then returned to the Bundesliga in 2015, joining Bayern Munich and won three consecutive Bundesliga titles. After three years at Munich, he signed for La Liga giants Barcelona, where he won his eighth straight league title.
The Chilean international who is capped 115 times for his national team has now returned to Italy with Inter Milan and will wear the number 22 shirt .