Vrsaljko ‘optimistic’ for Atletico

Sime Vrsaljko confirms he is close to Atletico Madrid and is waiting on an agreement with Sassuolo. ‘I’m optimistic…’

Vrsaljko is currently with Croatia at Euro 2016 and told a reporter from homeland publication Sportske Novosti that Sassuolo and Atleti are in talks, while AS add the full-back has already agreed a four-year contract on €2m-a-year.

“I can say, at least as far as I know, Atletico and Sassuolo must close the deal. I’m optimistic,” Vrsaljko confirmed, revealing that he had been bound for Napoli.

“I told the club I didn’t want to wear the blue shirt, even though they had reached an agreement.”

AS claim the transfer will be a €15m operation.

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