Newcastle United and Manchester United could reportedly battle for the signing of Barcelona midfielder and Chilean international Arturo Vidal during this summer’s transfer window. reports have it.
Vidal has again been an important figure for Barcelona during the 2019-2020 campaign, scoring six goals and three excellent assists in 31 appearances in all competitions.
Vidal’s existing deal at Camp Nou will expire next summer, though, and Inter Milan are also said to be hopeful of signing the 32-year-old ahead of the 2020-2021 season.
Further reports also indicate that the Chilean international would consider a switch to the Magpies if they were to complete a takeover and appoint former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri as their new head coach.
Barcelona is reportedly said to have placed a €20m (£17m) valuation on the Vidal.