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