Arturo Vidal Set to Terminate Barcelona Contract to Join Inter Milan

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Inter Milan are reportedly interested in snapping up Barcelona and Chile’s tiredness midfielder Arturo Vidal on a free transfer.

According to Sky Sports’ Fabrizio Romano, Vidal’s agents are in talks with the Barcelona board to terminate his contract so the deal can go through.

Vidal’s current contract at Barcelona lasts until June 2021, however, newly appointed head coach Ronald Koeman has reportedly told the Chile international he has no plans for him.

The former Bayern Munich midfielder seems to be Antonio Conte’s priority and is looking to terminate his contract as they look to reunite next season at Inter Milan.

Last season, Vidal made 33 appearances in La Liga, scoring eight goals and two assists as he was a key member of former Barcelona boss Quique Setién.

However, as Ronald Koeman looks to build his Barcelona team side from scratch, Vidal and a host of other players are reportedly not is not in the new manager’s plans.

Since his contract lasts one more year, his agents are in talks with the Barcelona board to terminate the contract, in order to join Inter for free.

Vidal reportedly seeks to terminate his contract and join Inter Milan this year, just as Alexis Sanchez did at Manchester United to complete a permanent move to the San Siro after his loan.

The Barcelona man is looking to finish his career in Italy, where he played from 2011 to 2015 for Juventus under Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte.

Speaking in an interview on YouTube about Barcelona’s saga, Arturo Vidal said: “Barcelona has to change a lot of things.

“A team, which I think is the best in the world, cannot have 13 professional players and the rest are minors. Not because (the youth) do not deserve to be there, but in this team, they have to be competing for who is best and who will play.

“I am at the disposal of what the team decides, here or at another club, I will try to be the best. I already spoke with Ronald Koeman, this Sunday 30 we return, and we will see what happens.”

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