Arturo Vidal was clearly not impressed by Newcastle’s return to the Champions League (Picture: Getty Images)Former Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal hit out at Newcastle and AC Milan after their Champions League conflict on Tuesday, labelling the Magpies ‘disgusting’ and everybody concerned ‘fools’.
Newcastle returned to Champions League motion for the primary time in 20 years and picked up a reputable goalless draw on the San Siro of their first group stage outing.
It wasn’t a match that may stay lengthy within the reminiscence however Vidal has gone additional than that, saying it’s the worst contest he has ever seen within the Champions League.
He was pleased to dish out some insults to different golf equipment, however Newcastle caught the brunt of the abuse, whereas his former facet Barcelona got here out with nice reward.
‘I noticed the worst recreation within the historical past of the Champions League,’ Vidal stated on his Twitch, through Red Gol. ‘Milan and Newcastle, how they play that match within the Champions League, loopy.
‘Not just like the one between Porto and Shakhtar, nice. Boring [Manchester] City, as at all times. The one between PSG and Borussia, the second half was good, within the first half I fell asleep.
‘But these fools from Milan with Newcastle left me sick. They are fortunate as a result of they solely know tips on how to run, in any other case they wouldn’t be there.
Eddie Howe can have been pleased sufficient with the attract Milan with matches towards PSG and Dortmund to come back (Picture: Getty Images)‘I don’t perceive Newcastle, they arrive fourth within the league, however they don’t do something, disgusting. They need to danger their lives, whether it is their first recreation, present a bit extra, they left me as offended as hell. This is Champions.
‘Barcelona, a machine, that was the most effective recreation, bye, there’s nothing extra. Well, the one between Porto and Shakhtar Donetsk was an excellent recreation, the opposite video games have been boring, yuck. Barcelona is a machine, it’s shifting ahead like loopy, not like the opposite groups.’
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36-year-old Vidal remains to be enjoying in Brazil with Athletico Paranaense after a stellar profession in Europe which noticed him win 4 Serie A titles, one with Inter, three Bundesliga crowns with Bayern Munich and a La Liga title with Barcelona.
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