The Portugal international has tried to push aside the speculations surrounding his future at Atletico Madrid.
has had a crucial role in
’s squad when he met the back of the net 10 times in 40 matches last season.
However, speculations suggest that he has been targeted byBarcelona
for a move away from the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano before the next campaign starts.
Notwithstanding a swap deal with Antoine Griezmann being possible, the 21-year-old denied rumors of a departure.
I’m still an Atlético player, I have a contract and I’m happy there”,
he told an interview withMarca
“Now I’m focused on the national team, because we have an important competition to win, and I think we are candidates to do that.”
The Portuguese forward is confident to form Fernando Santos’ squad for this summer as they plan to protect their European title.
Ex-Real Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the line with the help of Felix and Diogo Jota.