Flamengo reveals decision on Vidal; Athletico-PR approaches announcement

Flamengo revealed details regarding Arturo Vidal’s future at the club; Athletico-PR was waiting to announce Chilean midfielder

O Flamengo made the departure of Arturo Vidal. The midfielder terminated his contract with the team from Rio de Janeiro and was free to sign a contract with Athletico-PR. The player has a verbal agreement with Hurricane and should be announced by his new team in the coming days. The tendency is for the Chilean to arrive at Arena da Baixada to be one of the main names of the team alongside Fernandinho.

Through its social networks, this Thursday morning, the 13th, Flamengo thanked Arturo Vidal for the services he provided during the period he was at the club. It is worth noting that he was an important player in winning the Copa do Brasil and also the Libertadores. This season, he lost space and looked for new options in the market to pursue his career. He opted to play for Athletico-PR, but attracted interest from Colo-Colo, from Chile.

Clube de Regatas do Flamengo agreed to terminate the contract with athlete Arturo Vidal. With Manto Sagrado, Vidal played in 51 games, scored 2 goals and provided 4 assists. Chilean was champion of the Copa Libertadores (2022) and Copa do Brasil (2022). The club thanks the athlete for the services provided and wishes success in the continuation of his career“, wrote Flamengo through its social networks.

Vidal with the Libertadores champion medal / Credits: Getty Images

How was Vidal’s trajectory in Flamengo!

After showing a willingness to play for Flamengo during many moments of his career, Vidal arrived in Rio de Janeiro about a year ago, but never managed to establish himself in the starting lineup. The coach dorival junior quickly found his steering wheel duo with Thiago Maia It is João Gomesleaving the Chilean on the bench.

Even so, the player participated in the main moments of the Copa Libertadores and Copa do Brasil victories in 2022, such as the second game of the national final, against Corinthians. Altogether, the midfielder played in 51 games for Flamengo, scoring two goals.

Source: sportbuzz

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