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Chile star Arturo Vidal says he's ready to play against Netherlands after injuries

Chile's Arturo Vidal, right, talks with head coach Jorge Sampaoli during a training session at Toca da Raposa 2 center in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014.  Chile plays in group B of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Chile's Arturo Vidal, right, talks with head coach Jorge Sampaoli during a training session at Toca da Raposa 2 center in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Chile plays in group B of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)  (The Associated Press)

Chile's star midfielder Arturo Vidal says he is ready play against the Netherlands in his team's final Group B match at the World Cup on Monday.

The Juventus standout has been recovering from right knee surgery last month and hurt his right Achilles tendon during the tournament.

But he said Sunday he has been "feeling better this week." He added that coach Jorge Sampaoli will decide whether to field him against the Dutch "but I certainly feel like playing in tomorrow's game."

Both teams have qualified for the last 16 after two victories. Monday's game will decide the group winner — with the likely prize being avoiding a meeting with host Brazil in the next round. Chile was eliminated four years ago against Brazil in the first knockout game.