Chelsea target Vidal ‘fundamental’ for Bayern

first_imgTransfers Chelsea target Vidal ‘fundamental’ for Bayern despite Goretzka deal Alex Fisher 22:41 1/26/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) arturovidal - cropped Bongarts Transfers Chelsea Bayern München Bundesliga Premier League Jupp Heynckes says the Chilean’s standing at the Allianz Arena is not under threat despite the impending arrival of a Germany international midfielder Leon Goretzka’s arrival at Bayern Munich next season does not mean Arturo Vidal will leave the Allianz Arena, according to Jupp Heynckes.Goretzka’s switch from Schalke was finally confirmed last week, the 22-year-old agreeing a free transfer to Bayern when his current deal expires in June.A lot is expected of the Germany international when he makes the move, the midfielder having impressed as Schalke have surged into Champions League contention in the Bundesliga. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The signing of Goretzka has led to some suggesting Vidal could be the one to lose out, with Chelsea reported to be among his many suitors, but the Chile international remains an integral part of Bayern’s squad.”Arturo Vidal has a contract until 2019,” said Heynckes.”For me he is a fundamental player in our team. “He is playing at a very good level, he’s just a class player, a player who is hugely experienced, a player who is on point when you need him. “My opinion is that he is very important. I consider him a fantastic footballer. The player has to decide if he wants to stay here, and the club too.”last_img read more