Bayern boss deals Vidal blow to Chelsea

first_imgTransfers ‘We won’t sell Vidal’ – Heynckes says Chelsea target is going nowhere Joe Wright Last updated 1 year ago 18:44 1/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) arturo vidal - cropped Bongarts Transfers Chelsea Robert Lewandowski Al Ahli v Bayern München Al Ahli Bayern München Club Friendlies Bundesliga Premier League The Chile international midfielder had been linked with a reunion with Antonio Conte, but the Bundesliga side are adamant that they will not sell Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes has denied the club have received a bid from Chelsea for Arturo Vidal and has ruled out selling the player this month.The Premier League champions have reportedly lined up a £33 million move for the Chilean in an effort to bring him to Stamford Bridge during the transfer window.Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, who won three successive Serie A titles with Vidal at Juventus, has spoken in glowing terms of the 30-year-old in recent weeks and in December admitted: “I’d always want him with me.” Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Heynckes, however, insists Bayern have no plans to sell any players before the end of the season.”There’s no contact between Chelsea and Bayern,” he told a news conference on Saturday.Arturo Vidal Bayern Munich“We won’t sell Arturo Vidal or any other player during the winter market.”Bundesliga leaders Bayern are spending some of the mid-season break in Qatar and will play Al Ahli in a friendly match later on Saturday.Heynckes does not expect Robert Lewandowski or Mats Hummels to be involved due to minor injuries but could give a start to new signing Sandro Wagner, who joined from Hoffenheim on January 1.”My players have been really excited to travel to Qatar. It’s great fun with the players,” he said.Open the gate, boys  #packmas pic.twitter.com/OT4GoBipof— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) January 6, 2018″Robert Lewandowski has brought his injury from the first half of the season with him here. I hope he can train again with the team on Tuesday.”Mats Hummels has had adductor problems during the winter break.”Wagner has been well received. He can become an important player. Before, we had no alternative to Lewandowski.”last_img

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