Moussa Dembele will be joining Atletico Madrid this January transfer window, manager Diego Simeone confirmed on Monday.
“The deal is not done yet… but we’re in advanced talks to sign him, yes”. Last details to be sorted today. Diego Simeone was quoted to have said when asked about Moussa Dembele.
Atlético Madrid are signing Moussa Dembele from Olympique Marseille as Diego Costa’s replacement after the former Chelsea man terminated his contract with them and asked for a transfer away from the club.
Agreements will be completed in the next five days with Olympique Marseille, and it will be an initial loan deal, with a buy option. Personal terms have been agreed while medicals are pending.
The option of Moussa Dembele came, after Atletico Madrid tried bringing in Milik and Willian José.
The transfer is said to be worth €33million, but both clubs are yet to make an official statement confirming the move as at the time of this report.