New Barca star Vidal aims a dig at Bayern and Real Madrid

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 07/08/2018

New Barcelona signing has aimed a sly dig at his former club Bayern Munich and the Catalonia bitter rival Real Madrid during his presentation at the Camp Nou.

Vidal joins Barcelona on a three-year deal and was unveiled at the Camp Nou on Monday and during the presentation, in his speech, the Chilean midfielder took a sly dig at Bayern Munich.

Vidal affirmed that Barcelona represents a big step up from his time at Bayern Munich and when asked about Real Madrid he said he is a rival to any team that plays against Barcelona.

"I have come here to win everything," he told reporters.

"This is a big step up from Bayern Munich.

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"I hope to make a contribution and help my teammates to win all the titles.

"We will prepare to exceed expectations with maximum confidence."

The name of the game for Vidal is trophies with every opportunity to lift silverware on offer being of the utmost importance to his time in Catalonia.

"Very happy, I am very happy to get to Barcelona," said the former Juventus man.

"For me, this is the best team in the world.

"I come hungry to win many important trophies, I hope we win each of them in these next three years.

"I am here to leave everything on the pitch."

In recent years, Vidal has clashed with Real Madrid a number of times and he marked out where he stands on the capital outfit before facing them in the upcoming season's Clasicos.

"No," he replied to the question of whether he is an AntiMadridista.

"I am a rival to all those who play against Barcelona from now on. I have no rival.

"The one that faces Barcelona, they are my rival.

"I don't know if I have outstanding accounts with Madrid, aside from my main objective, which is to win the Champions League. I hope to fulfil that here.

"When we take on Madrid, then we'll see."

Vidal has previously played for Juventus in Italy before he switched to Bayern Munich in Germany and now Spain to play for Barcelona.