Atletico Swoop Set for Monaco Winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco
Atletico Madrid have finished the signing of Belgium winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco on the five-year deal from Monaco.
The 21-year-old came with the youth system in the Stade Louis II to become key estimate Monaco’s rise to Ligue 1’s upper reaches.
Done deal. @atletienglish announce signing of @AS_Monaco star Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco on the five-year deal. #UCL https://t.co/0rbD61DmFN
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Ferreira Carrasco – an old Genk prospect – also helped Leonardo Jardim’s side towards the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals last term.
Getting performed 52 occasions in most competitions last season – scoring eight goals – he’ll certainly be given the job of helping meet the increasing demand following Arda Turan’s departure to Barcelona.
“We’re extremely pleased to achieve agreement with Monaco since Yannick is really a player with huge potential and that he comes with an incredible future like a player with great speed, excellent at dribbling using the ball with an excellent shot,” read a golf club statement.
“He is the best addition once we turn to meet our objective of growing the amount of our squad and also the group’s competition. I’m believing that he’ll bring a great deal.Inch
French side Monaco were busy too on Friday, getting in Adama Traore from Lille in addition to former Benfica pair Ivan Cavaleiro and Helder Costa.