Marcelino confirms Rodrigo Moreno Atletico Madrid move is OFF

Valencia CF forward Rodrigo Moreno will not be moving to Atletico Madrid.

The Spanish international was on the verge of joining Diego Simeone in a €60m deal, however his manager Marcelino has confirmed that the transfer has now been cancelled.

"We are aware of Rodrigo's potential move away from the club.

"At one point the transfer was set to be completed, and the club informed me on this on Tuesday (August 13).

"He is also told me that he was joining Atletico Madrid.

"However, that has now been cancelled."

The 28-year old missed training this week, with the move being negotiated, but he is expected to be included in the match day squad to face Real Sociedad in Los Che's first La Liga game of the 2019-20 season.