The January switch window might have solely simply closed, however Spanish facet Atletico Madrid are already planning their enterprise for when it reopens once more in the summertime, with Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini cited an early goal for Diego Simeone’s facet.
Pellegrini reportedly generated curiosity from Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United and Chelsea throughout the January window, however Roma have thus far been capable of maintain onto the extremely rated 21-year-old.
Spanish publication AS nevertheless, declare that Atletico have had their heads turned by the Italian, with the midfielder’s launch clause of €28m more likely to be inside their value vary.
The report goes onto say that Pellegrini is being considered as a possible substitute to present Atletico captain, who at 34 years of age, is on the reverse finish to the 21-year-old Pellegrini.
Pellegrini, who returned to Roma in June 2017 after the membership activated a €10m buyback clause in his contract with fellow Italian facet Sassuolo, has scored two targets in 24 appearances in all competitions for Roma this season.
The midfielder had impressed throughout his two season spell at Sassuolo, incomes himself a name as much as the Italian senior facet in Could 2017, making two appearances for the facet in a pleasant in opposition to San Marino and a World Cup qualifier with Lichtenstein.