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Moussa Dembele signs for Atletico Madrid

Wed 13 January 2021 | 18:40

The Lyon striker has joined the Spanish side with on a loan deal with an option to buy.

Moussa Dembele

, the French forward has joined

Atletico Madrid

on an initial loan deal with an option to buy. Both parties reached an agreement earlier this week and the forward is expected to go for medical tests on Monday.

Dembele will go to Spain with a loan deal but there is an option to buy for €33.5 million (£30m/$41m) with a potential €5 million (£4.5m/$6m) in bonuses. Atletico Madrid will pay a  €1.5m loan fee as part of the deal as well. Dembele joined

Lyon 

from Celtic in the summer of 2018 for €22 million. He scored 45 goals in 108 games for the Ligue 1 side and was wanted by many top clubs past 2 years.

He told Telefoot:

 "Moussa thinks that this is the moment to change teams, that he has lost a bit of motivation. This was not something we foresaw, I like him a lot. I think that Moussa has found an agreement with Atletico.”

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