The Brazilian’s contract will expire this summer and the 32-year-old is unlikely to extend his spell at Atletico.
has just made two La Liga starts this season while their summer signing,
, has shortly topped the former Chelsea striker to become Simeone’s preferred striker this season.
According to Marca,
has made his decision to leave the club as soon as possible with talks are ongoing for a January exit. It’s been reported that the main drive behind
decision is personal reasons and the
are willing to terminate the Brazilian’s contract if they can source a replacement before the end of the transfer window.