Savic confirms Atleti switch

Fiorentina defender Stefan Savic has confirmed that he is on the verge of joining Atletico Madrid after landing in the Spanish capital on Monday morning.

Los Colchoneros are understood to have agreed a deal worth €12m plus Mario Suarez for the Montenegro international, who is now due to undergo a medical before putting pen to paper on personal terms.

“[Diego] Simeone is the best Coach in world football. I hope to speak with him soon and discover what is expected of me,” he told reporters at Madrid-Barajas airport.

“I’m very happy to be joining a big club. Mario Suarez is also a very good player and will surely help Fiorentina to achieve great success.

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