The Croatia international team, Vrsaljko the 24 year old boy says he is “very happy” to have joined the Colchoneros after signing a five-year deal at the club for an undisclosed fee on Tuesday Atletico Madrid has completed the signing of Sassuolo full-back Sime Vrsaljko on a five-year deal.
Vrsaljko has been a long-term target for the Colchoneros and follows Nicolas Gaitan in moving to the club ahead of the new La Liga
And the Croatia international says he is “very happy” to have joined Atletico, with the fee involved unspecified.
“Playing in Atletico is a big challenge for me, I’m very happy,” he told Atletico’s official club website, that he have already made up his mind that it must be Atletico because that has being the dream team of his heart.
Vrsaljko, who made two appearances for Croatia at Euro 2016 this summer, played a key role in helping Sassuolo soar to an impressive sixth-place finish in Series A last season
the 24-year-old can operate in both full-back positions and
Atletico’s sporting manager Jose Luis Perez Caminero has lauded Vrsaljko’s versatility key factor behind the transfer.
Caminero Said that Vrsaljko is a player with a huge projection, although he has already discharge his quality in a championship as competitive as the Italian series A
It perfectly fulfils our idea of incorporating players who increase the competition within the group and our team’s level. He is very versatile, since he can play in both sides, which offers us interesting alternatives