July 1, 2022

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Atlético de Madrid: Axel Witsel, very close to Atlético

Atlético de Madrid: Axel Witsel, very close to Atlético

And theAtlético Madrid may be on the verge of closing its second founding after Samuel Leno. Axel Wetzela Belgian midfielder who played for Dortmund in recent seasons, They have reached an agreement with the Metropolitan team According to the Belgian media RTBF. The midfielder looked like a replacement for Camara at Olympique de Marseille but in the end it looks like he will wear the Rugiblanco.

The arrival of the Belgian midfielder will come to fill the void left by Hector Herrera in the midfield. At 33, Axel is having a great season in Germany. After breaking his Achilles tendon in January 2021, the Belgian returned to the competition to face the final year of his contract as an undisputed starting player for the German team, with whom he played 41 matches.

With over 600 games behind him, Atlético will become the sixth club in the career of the player he has played for Standard Liege, Zenit, Benfica, Dortmund And a Chinese experience in Tianjin Tianhai. Oddly enough, his compatriot with whom he has a very good relationship also played in the Chinese league and will meet him again at Atletico. Yannick Carrasco will host the midfielder.

With his signature for Atlético, the Belgian will face the World Cup in a top-tier club. In principle, the intention is that I will travel next week to Madrid to pass a medical examination and He signed the contract that will join Atlético for one season with another option.