Arturo Vidal’s disgruntled social media posts confirmed a scarcity of respect in the direction of his Barcelona teammates, the Catalan membership’s basic supervisor has advised Mundo Deportivo.
Vidal posted an indignant face emoji on his Instagram story following Barca’s Champions League win over Tottenham final Wednesday, when he solely got here on for the ultimate couple of minutes.
The Chile worldwide then sparked a contemporary controversy after Sunday’s draw at Valencia, when he was an unused substitute, after posting after which deleting a message which mentioned: “Do not struggle with those that are like Judas, they may grasp themselves.”
Pep Segura says the posts did extra injury to Vidal than to anybody else however backed the midfielder to make amends for his mistake.
“Arturo Vidal’s messages have a double that means,” Segura mentioned. “You possibly can take a look at them positively as a result of they reveal that he is a man who desires to get built-in shortly and assist the group. He feels pissed off personally that he isn’t enjoying extra minutes.
“The detrimental is we really feel he has to work laborious and bear in mind that he is a part of an awesome group, with nice gamers. He has to have respect for his teammates, for the dressing room, the coach and the membership.
“We perceive that he is conscious that these tweets did extra injury to himself than anybody else. I believe he’ll make up for it.”
Requested if he has mentioned the matter with Vidal, Segura added: “We at all times converse with all of the gamers and these points are handled day-to-day.”
Vidal, 31, joined Barca from Bayern Munich in the summertime for €20 million however has made simply two begins for his new membership up to now — and he was withdrawn earlier than the hour mark on each events.
He has made one other seven appearances off the bench however in whole he has performed simply 176 minutes of membership soccer up to now this season, though he has denied a scarcity of standard motion was behind his social media outburst.
“I believe individuals took [my social media messages] within the unsuitable method,” he said from Chile’s camp in Miami earlier this week.
“[The message about Judas] had nothing to do with something sport-related and I deleted it to cease individuals from speculating.
“There are private issues and jokes which you’ll be able to placed on social media and folks take the unsuitable method. I modified it however it had nothing to do with Barcelona or with anybody specifically. When I’ve to say one thing I say it to somebody’s face.
“When I’ve an issue or I’m mad about one thing, I’m going straight to the coach and converse on to him. You possibly can have varied causes for posting this stuff on social networks.”