Inter Milan are now negotiating over signing Arturo Vidal

Inter Milan are now negotiating over signing Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal acepta el reto de Leo Messi / | kingarturo23oficial

Barcelona want to include him in the Lautaro Martinez deal

Arturo Vidal is on Barcelona's exit ramp. All sides are conscious of the situation and are looking for the best solution. Right now, that's a move to Inter Milan - although they clubs have not agreed on a fee. The Chilean could have left in the January transfer window, but the Blaugrana blocked his exit because the team had a lot of players out. It was a move the player accepted. He's got a year left on his contract but will be sold as he looks for a final top project in which he can have a bigger role.

Inter have maintained their interest for months and have returned for him again, with coach Antonio Conte pushing for the operation to take place. They worked together at Juventus before and speak regularly. Barcelona will not renew his contract, which is high, and think the player is amortized. He's liked in the dressing room and is a good reference point on and off the pitch.

Inter are willing to offer Vidal a three-season deal on a good wage but need to lower the transfer price. They don't believe the 20m euros Barcelona are asking for is fair. For his age and the fact there's only a year left on his deal. They also don't want him to be involved in any deal for Lautaro Martinez, the Inter striker Barca crave. His release clause is 111 million euros and Inter don't want to lower that. Negotiations are open and there is a good feeling between both sides, so there is hope of a deal.

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