Sun 29 August 2021 | 8:28

Atletico ready to sign Zeki Celic as speculations over Trippier grows

According to Zeki Celic's representative, reigning La Liga winners, Atletico Madrid, are keen on recruiting him this month.

Los Rojiblancos are said to be planning transfer backup preparations, with England full-back

Kieran Trippier

still being tipped with a move before the transfer market shuts next week. 

Trippier is expected to return to the

Premier League

this summer, with Celic providing a suitable alternative at right-back for Diego Simeone. 

Celic's agent,

Fazil Ozdemir

, stated that the Spanish heavyweights are interested in signing the 24-year-old, who is open to leaving

Ligue 1

after three years.

"It is true that Atletico have an interest in Zeki Çelik, there is an offers and we are evaluating it", as per reports from Haber Global, via 

Diario AS


According to the paper, Atletico Madrid may finalize a transaction for around €8 million for the Turkish international, with Lille prepared to lose him if an offer comes in their way. 

Simeone has underlined his desire to keep Trippier at Real Madrid this season, but he may consider selling him if a bid over €30 million is made.



source: SportMob

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