Arturo Vidal relishing ‘step up’ at Barcelona after switch from Bayern Munich

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Chile worldwide Arturo Vidal has been officially presented as a Barcelona player after completing a summer move from Bayern Munich.

Before the official confirmation of his move to Camp Nou, it was widely reported that Vidal was nearing a move to Italian side Inter Milan instead, he opted to play in La Liga for Spanish champions Barcelona.

"We have the best players in the world here". With the confidence that the people have given me, I want to win it all.

"A lot of heart and a lot of heart (I will bring). This is the best team in the world, a step up to an even bigger club than Bayern Munich", he told a news conference. "I am here to leave everything on the pitch".

"He has plenty of experience and he has played across a very high level for a number of clubs, he is someone who offers a presence and will not disappear on the field".

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"I do not know if we are moving fast or not", he added.

Vidal said he aims to win as many trophies as possible with Barcelona, putting a special emphasis on the UEFA Champions League title. "The one that faces Barcelona, they are my rival".

The 31-year-old player joined Bayern from Juventus in 2015, and won the Bundesliga title in each of his three seasons in Bavaria.

"I'm here to compete for a place among the best", said Vidal, who was accompanied by his son, Alonso, and dressed in black for the presentation.

"Winning everything. During the three-year contract, I hope we can win everything we play for", a club statement quoted Vidal as saying.

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