33 year old Vidal have joined Inter Milan from Barcelona after a deal worth 1 million Euros was agreed between the two clubs.
Barcelona confirmed the departure of the Chilean International in a statement on Tuesday;
“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”, Barca said in the statement.
Vidal joined Barcelona in 2018, and made a total of 96 appearance for the Catalans in which he scored a total of 96 goals for the La Liga giant. he also help Barcelona win the La Liga during his first year in Spain. Arturo Vidal will be reunited with his former coach Antonio Conte at Inter Milan. the coach he played for at Juventus between 2011 and 2015.
Vidal is the fourth player to leave the Nou Camp after the departure of fellow teammates Arthur, Ivan Rakitic and Arda Turan.
However, Former teammate at Barcelona, lionel Messi payed tribute to Vidal in a post he shared on his Instagram page on Sunday;
he said:” i only knew you from playing against you and i always thought you were a phenomenon, but after being lucky enough to get to know you personally, you surprised me even more.
“we shared many things in the last two years and you made a huge impact in the dressing room and will be dearly missed. i wish you all the best luck in your new club and i’m sure our paths will cross again”.