Juventus Football Club S.p.A. announces that the agreement with Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the Chilean player Arturo Vidal has been finalized.


The contract envisages the payment by Juventus of € 10.5 million in three instalments: € 5 million at the international transfer release, € 3 million on 30 June 2012 and € 2.5 million on 31 December 2012.

The purchase value may increase by a further maximum of € 2 million on achieving given sports performances in the course of the duration of the contract.

Juventus and the player have signed a 5-year contract of employment.