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Official: Juventus sign Bayer Leverkusen's Arturo Vidal



Bayer Leverkusen
Arturo Vidal
Fee: €10.5m
Contract: Jun 2016


Juventus have announced they have completed the signing of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Arturo Vidal in a €10.5 million deal.

The Chile international has penned a five-year contract with Juventus after passing a medical with the club earlier on Friday.

The transfer fee will be paid in three different installments: €5 million will be go to Bayer Leverkusen immediately, while €3 million will only be transferred on 30 June. The remaining €2.5 million will hit the German club's bank account on 31 December of 2012.

Juventus have announced the transfer fee could rise by €2 million, depending upon the player's performances over the next five years.

Vidal, 24, had been a mainstay at Bayer Leverkusen since his arrival in 2007 from Colo Colo, who will receive 30 per cent of the transfer fee.