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The club chairman has echoed the thoughts of Uli Hoeness in criticising the Chilean for breaking his word and joining Juventus, but insists it is no loss for Jupp Heynckes' team

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has insisted that his club are better off without Arturo Vidal, who this week joined Juventus from Bayer Leverkusen.

Rummenigge believes that the Chilean does not have the required character to play at the Allianz Arena and insisted that it will work out well for Jupp Heynckes' side, as it means the young Austrian David Alaba will stay at the club.

"I do not find it a pity that Arturo Vidal did not come," Rummenigge told Kicker. "I would rather not have such players at Bayern Munich.

"If the player had stuck to his word and shown the same character as [Manuel] Neuer or [Jerome] Boateng, if he were a man of morals, then he would be here today with us. Alaba is staying, that puts Vidal's snub into perspective."

Rummenigge also weighed in on the controversy surrounding Neuer, who joined Bayern this summer from Schalke. The German No. 1 goalkeeper has been the target of protests from certain aspects of the club's support and Rummenigge wants to draw a line under recent events.

"There will be no more talk from our side about this subject. Neuer has the Bayern genes, 100 per cent."