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Transfer Balls: Bayern Munich’s Arturo Vidal agrees to join Arsenal for less than he agreed to join Manchester United

by | 17th, July 2015

Transfer Balls picks up the news that Juventus have sold Arturo Vidal to Bayern Munich for £28m.

The Guardian relays news emerging in the German Press:

Juventus’ Arturo Vidal set to seal £28m move to Bayern Munich

That’s the Guardian that told readers on May 25 2015:

Football transfer rumours: Arsenal to sign Juventus’ Arturo Vidal

The fee to bring Vidal to Arsenal was said to be £25m.

Indeed on June 28, the Mail reports that Vidal was now a Gunner although the fee was a reduced £21m. The Metro said Vidal would earn £96,000 a week at Arsenal.

Over in the Express, on July 4 2015, reader were told that Vidal had “agreed” to join Real Madrid.

All incredibly stuff to Independent readers who had been told in 20014 that Vidal had agreed a £182,000-a-week with Manchester United.

Such are the facts.



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