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Arturo Vidal

27-Year-Old Midfielder     Juventus  Serie A


Birthdate:  May 22, 1987    Birthplace:  Santiago, Chile    Nationality:  Chile    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  165 lbs    

October 11, 2014    Arturo Vidal News

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Vidal played all 90 minutes for Chile in their international friendly with Peru on Friday, but national coach Jorge Sampaoli said Vidal felt pain in his knee after the match, reports.

The severity of the injury has yet to be determined, but it's a tough hit for Vidal, who was slowed with a thigh injury earlier this season.

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September 25, 2014

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Vidal scored two goals during Juventus' 3-0 Serie A Win over Cesena on Wednesday.

While he started the season off relatively slowly, Vidal was a beast Wednesday, bagging his first brace since Jan. 18 against Sampdoria last season. Vidal isn't a huge scorer, but has reached double-digit goals in back-to-back seasons, keeping him popular in most fantasy leagues.

September 19, 2014

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Vidal has been included on Juventus' travel roster for its contest Saturday against AC Milan, Football Italia reports.

It is uncertain if he will start the match.

September 9, 2014

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Vidal picked up a thigh injury on international duty and is expected to miss an undisclosed amount of time, Football Italia reports.

With Andrea Pirlo already out, this could be a big setback for Juventus.

August 18, 2014

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Vidal continues to sit out preseason friendlies, but manager Massimiliano Allegri said he expects Vidal to be ready for the Serie A opener Aug. 30 against Chievo.

Allegri said that Vidal's knee has not completely healed following the World Cup, and that he still needs a little more training before participating in any matches. Vidal has also been heavily linked to Premier League side Manchester United, although Juve have claimed his lack of match play is not because of a potential transfer.

August 6, 2014

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Vidal's potential transfer to Manchester United is being held up due to fitness concerns about the striker, according to the Daily Mail.

Chilean national team coach Jorge Sampaoli indicated that Manchester United could be concerned about the striker's problematic knee. Sampaoli also said the striker could be pushing himself too hard and lost his edge in the World Cup as a result.

July 17, 2014

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Juventus chief Giuseppe Marotta has said that Vidal is not for sale as speculation continues to swirl about the midfielder's future, reports the Daily Mail.

Manchester United has been heavily linked with the player, but reports earlier in the week suggested that deal was off. Rumors have continued despite that news, and now the executives of Juventus are wading into the fray.

July 15, 2014

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Manchester United have decided not to pursue a transfer of Vidal from Juventus, according to the Daily Mail.

Juventus is reportedly looking to sell the player, but Manchester United values him at several million dollars below was the Italian side is seeking. The forward is currently on vacation after staring for Chile in the World Cup.