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Vidal keen to commit future to Juventus

October 8, 2012
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent

Despite reported interest from Manchester United and Real Madrid, Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal says he is settled in Turin and would gladly play out his entire career with the Serie A champions.

Arturo Vidal
GettyImagesArturo Vidal has done well in Turin

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Vidal, 25, has impressed since joining the Bianconeri last summer and the Chilean international is keen to stay on and make his mark in Italy.

"I've not thought about moving, I repeat I am very happy here and if I had to spend my entire career here I'd do so gladly," he told the FIFA website. "Things went well for me in Germany but now I am playing for one of the world's most historic clubs. We have just won the title unbeaten and I am fulfilling both my own expectations, and those of the people who brought me here.

"I was aware when I joined that the team hadn't been getting good results, but I also knew that I was signing for a European giant. When I agreed the move, I did so thinking we could turn things around and fight for championships and that's how it's turned out.

"It didn't take us long to realise that we were capable of turning things around, though I have to admit, I was surprised that we finished unbeaten. I think that the players we've brought in make us stronger than we were last season.

"So we're capable of having a good season and having a good Champions League campaign. At a club like Juventus, you have to aim to win every competition."