Does Atlético plan to invest €80 million on a left-handed side?

The press of the islands has assured in these last hours that the directive of the Athletic one of Madrid considers to invest a whopping one of 80M€ in the hiring of the English side Ben Chilwell. Manchester City would also be fighting their hiring.

A couple of days ago, Cadena SER released information in which it assured that Atlético de Madrid was considering very seriously the possibility of launching its networks on Ben Chilwell (22 years old), a left-handed side that technicians consider a relief more than suitable for Filipe Luis.

In the last hours, The Sun newspaper has continued this rumor and has indicated that the mattresses value investing around 71 million pounds (about 80 M €) in hiring this lane that has experienced a sensational progression since he agreed to the first Leicester City squad (90 games, 1 goal and 8 assists)

With this sensational proposal, the rojiblancos aim to break down the resistance of the foxes and overcome the Manchester City competition, a set that also considers the signing of the English international (accumulates 6 games with the absolute after passing through all the lower categories).

Although the departure of Lucas Hernández to Bayern Munich has already left an important booty (€80 M) that will grow considerably when the goodbye of Antoine Griezmann is consumed (for €120 M of its clause), the truth is that it is hard to believe that the Atletico’s directive is going to pay such a high amount for a side, since this operation would significantly reduce the margin to address other signings.