Manchester City have entered the battle for the summer signature of Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, [football] direct news understands.Blues boss Manuel Pellegrini is keen to lure his fellow countryman to the Etihad Stadium at the end of the season and has made acquiring the Chile international his top priority, according to a source close to the club.A Chelsea insider told FDN they remain in the hunt, although they are aware of competition from several top clubs across Europe.Both Premier League teams aim to buy the 26-year-old before the World Cup gets under way in Brazil in June.City are anxious to bolster their midfield before the start of the next campaign, amid growing concerns for the long-term fitness of England man Jack Rodwell.The ex-Everton man, a 15million arrival in the summer of 2012, has suffered another injury-plagued season and could leave the club either on loan or in a permanent switch.