Wed 06 July 2022 | 16:55

Atletico Madrid confirm the signing of Axel Witsel

Atletico Madrid is on the verge of signing a deal with Axel Witsel.

Axel Witsel

will join

Atletico Madrid


Borussia Dortmund

as a free agent, after four seasons at the Bundesliga club.

After losing Boubacar Kamara to

Aston Villa

, Diego Simeone will turn his attention to a veteran that has a lot of experience in midfield. The club pronounced penning a contract with him on Wednesday and were eager to mention that he has more than 600 games to his name. Witsel is among Belgium’s golden generation and has been capped 124 times for the Red Devils.

Reports say that Simeone was interested to have another anchoring midfielder available for the 2022-23 season.

Hector Herrera departing, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Rodrigo de Paul, Saul Niguez and Koke Resurreccion were the only central midfielders Simeone had. Therefore, Witsel will add some experience which they are seeking after a disappointing season.

source: SportMob

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