Thursday August 28 2014
Atletico sign Velazquez

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the signing of Uruguayan defender Emiliano Velazquez, who will be loaned to Getafe.

Marca reports that the 20-year-old has signed a five-year deal with the champions, having started his career at Danubio.

He has been sent for a year to Getafe and is a youth international who has captained the Uruguay Under-20s team.

Velazquez has yet to play for the South Americans’ senior side but is in the squad for friendlies against Japan and South Korea in coming weeks.

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