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Arturo Vidal on verge of Juve extension

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Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is reportedly very close to extending his contract with the Italian giants, with a deal until 2017.

Bianconeri general director,Giuseppe Marotta recently revealed that Vidal is close to signing an improved deal with Juventus, according to Sky Sports.

A world-class box-to-box midfielder, Vidal has linking midfield and attack in Turin with remarkable success in recent seasons, while also admitting that he is improving day-by-day playing alongside Andrea Pirlo.

He scored the first hat-trick of his career against FC Copenhagen last week, a 3-1 triumph that kept their qualification hopes to the knockout stages alive in the UEFA Champions League.

“I am happy at Juventus and I want to stay here," Vidal told reporters following that display

The Chilean international has been an integral part of Antonio Conte’s plans and has also become a fan favourite, proving to be the driving force of Juventus both in Serie A and Champions League.

This contract extension confirms that Juventus want to ward off clubs who have shown interest in tabling a bid for the dynamic playmaker in the January transfer window, a list thought include Manchester United and Real Madrid.

The 26-year-old has been phenomenal since he joined The Old Lady in 2011. for a reported fee of €10.5million on a five-year deal.

He is currently having his best season at Juventus,scoring 10 goals in just 19 matches and is hoping to continue the prolific form as the Old Lady search for a third successive Serie A title.

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