Goal confirm Atletico Madrid finally agree to sell star winger to Chelsea

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Chelsea have received a huge boost in their pursuit of Belgian winger Yannick Ferriera Carrasco with Atletico Madrid ready to sell.

Chelsea made attempts to sign the winger last summer but saw their attempts knocked back with Atletico not willing to sell at the time.

However, the Express reports that Atletico are planning a major overhaul after their Champions league failure, and Goal.com believes that Diego Simeone has given the club a go ahead to sell Yannick Carrasco along with Nicolas Gaitan and Luciano Vietto.

It is now believed that Chelsea will try again in January with Antonio Conte still looking for new recruits, and still have him very much in mind.

He has a release clause of £86 million on his contract, and Atletico will want to milk Chelsea for as close to that as they can.

Yannick Carrasco hasn’t been at his best in an Atletico Madrid side that hasn’t been at its best. Though he’ll represent a younger, he won’t be a better option to Willian in my opinion, we can do well without him and look at other targets.

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5 thoughts on “Goal confirm Atletico Madrid finally agree to sell star winger to Chelsea”

  1. Nothing will happen if you buy carrasco it will not affect and players especially Willian we have many competition to play so please buy player’s and don’t let the king of London now to go anywhere we still love him… please my good coach buy a quantity player’s especially alexi sandro and others

  2. A nice move, but are we to pay more than what we received from Costa sales? I see it as a bad deal. The guy is good however…….. but, buy wisely Chelsea Board.

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