The pair are former Bayern Munich teammates.
And Rafinha revealed on Planeta de Futebol: “Vidal has a great desire to play for Flamengo. A lot.
"When he saw us win the Libertadores in 2019, he went crazy. He told me 'Rafa, I have to play for Flamengo'.
"He really likes Flamengo. He is wearing the shirt even now that he is in Europe."