Vidal agrees switch from Bayern to Barcelona


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Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde believes new signing Arturo Vidal will be a "warrior" for his new club.

After signing the contract along with Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre, 31-year-old Vidal headed to Camp Nou stadium for his official presentation, reports Efe. "I think I can do that with this team, the best team in the world". "This is a big step up from Bayern Munich". "I hope to be an addition who can help to win all the titles".

"[I will bring] a lot of fight, lots of passion, helping the team at all times, and making sure the team always wins". "I have arrived with all the energy and ready to leave my heart on the pitch".

Paulinho scored a total of nine goals in La Liga and was crucial to their title-winning campaign amid heavy criticism from the fans. "We don't talk about players that are not part of this club".

"You need different types of midfielders in your squad for all situation, we want to be flexible".

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Vidal is aiming success in the Champions League with Barcelona this season.

"I'm very happy to be joining Barca, the best team in the world", he said. I've heard a lot about the "Barcelona DNA", but I have the mentality. "The one that faces Barcelona, they are my rival".

Vidal, who becomes the third Chilean to play for Barça after Alexis Sánchez and Claudio Bravo, joins on a three-year contract for a fee of 19m euros plus add-ons.

Midfielder Arturo Vidal, who recently transferred to FC Barcelona from Bayern Munich, held his first training with the Catalan football giants.

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