Boost for Arsenal! Real Madrid pull out of race for Juventus star

first_img Arturo Vidal 1 Real Madrid have pulled the plug on a move for Arsenal target Arturo Vidal.The Spanish giants had been heavily linked with the Juventus midfielder but now it seems Rafael Benitez is going to look elsewhere for midfield reinforcements this summer.It opens the door for the Gunners to enter the hunt for the Chilean again however Juve are determined to keep the 28-year-old in Turin.The midfielder, who is part of his country’s squad for this summer’s Copa America tournament, was arrested for allegedly drink-driving after he crashed his car earlier this week.However, the Chilean Football Association have decided to keep Vidal in their squad.The latest controversy surrounding the combative midfielder is said to be the main reason why Madrid have pulled the plug on any future deal, according to Spanish newspaper Marca.Arsenal are one of several top European clubs interested in signing Vidal and the player is set to decide his future after the tournament in Chile.last_img read more