Juventus Sporting Director Giuseppe Moratta has denied that a deal has been struck with LA Liga giants Real Madrid over a transfer for midfielder Arturo Vidal, but has also said that the Chilean international will not be joining Arsenal, Man United or Liverpool either, according to the Daily
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Recent reports had claimed that new Real boss Rafa Benitez would look to bring in the 28-year-old this summer, and though Moratta has confirmed that there is significant interest in Vidal he has stated that he will not be going anywhere this summer.
Speaking with Chilean newspaper, El Mercurio, he said: “I have no problem saying it, Arturo Vidal will stay at Juventus next season; he is a player too valuable to let go.
“We have nothing concrete from Real Madrid or other teams, but we know that several major clubs are watching the Chilean.
“I repeat, Vidal is a prerequisite for the organisation of team player and also for the economy of the club.
“We have no intention of putting him on the market.”
Vidal has once again played a key part in Juve’s march towards the Serie A title this season, making 39 appearances and bagging eight goals.
He found the net in the club’s quarter-final victory over Monaco in the Champions League, and will likely start against Barcelona in the final.