Atletico Madrid Announce Signing of Arias on 5-Year Deal as Vrsaljko Completes Inter Loan Switch

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​​Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of Colombian full back Santiago Arias from PSV on a five-year deal, while also announcing that Sime Vrsaljko has completed his loan move to ​Inter.

The Europa League champions’ deal for Arias was reportedly dependent on Vrasljko leaving, with both moves being announced successively on Monday night. 

​​26-year-old Arias, who started each of Colombia’s four games at the World Cup, will now battle with club stalwart Juanfran for the right-back position at the Wanda Metropolitano

He arrives in the Spanish capital after having played five seasons with PSV Eindhoven, winning three Dutch titles. 




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While his transfer fee has not been revealed by the club, it was ​previously reported that Napoli had seen an €11m bid accepted for the player before he agreed terms with Atletico Madrid.

Meanwhile, Vrsaljko heads to Serie A with his move now only dependent on “the formalization of the documents and the relevant medical examination”, according to a statement on Atleti’s website.

Inter have the option to make the deal for the World Cup finalist permanent and reports suggest they will pay a €6.5m loan fee, with €17.5m the figure to secure a future deal.

Vrsaljko, who won the Europa League last season, is understood to have asked for a return to Serie A, sparking the deals.


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