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Atletico Madrid to sign Osvaldo

Posted on | August 18, 2011 | No Comments

Atletico Madrid already found a replacement for Aguero who joined Manchester City in a deal worth €40 millions. The Europa League contenders have reach an agreement over the transfer of Osvaldo from Espanyol.

Osvaldo will cost Atletico  €17 millions. Now the club will have to reach an agreement with the player but the Atletico Madrid president believes that this will only a formality.

Osvaldo impressed with his last season performances and attracted the attention of Roma and Tottenham but he declared that he prefers to remain in La Liga.

With this move there are some doubts over Falcao transfer who is another target. But  Forlan could be sold to Inter and in this case Falcao would be more than needed. Atletico have signed also Arda Turan from Galatasaray.

Osvaldo started his career at Huracan. He moved to Serie A where he played for Atalanta, Lecce, Fiorentina and Bologna.

In 2010 he was loaned to Espanyol who made th move permanent.



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