Fabrizio Romano has taken to Twitter to substantiate that Geoffrey Kondogbia will transfer from Valencia to Atletico Madrid to exchange Thomas Partey.
Partey left Atletico on switch cut-off date day to signal for Arsenal, leaving Diego Simeone skinny in the course of the park and without a time to rectify it.
Fortunately for the Argentine, L. a. Liga permit groups to signal avid gamers out of doors of the switch window so long as they’re both taking part in for a L. a. Liga membership or with out one solely.
That applies to Geoffrey Kondogbia, a participant with a an identical profile to Partey who performs for Valencia. As in step with Fabrizio Romano on Twitter, he’ll quickly signal for Atletico.
Geoffrey Kondogbia to Atlético Madrid, right here we move! Ultimate rate to Valencia can be €11m + 10% long term sale + upload ons. Private phrases additionally agreed. Legitimate quickly.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 31, 2020
If the figures incorporated in Romano’s tweet are right kind, Atleti glance to have bagged themselves a discount alternative for Partey there.
Whether or not Kondogbia can adapt to existence on the Wanda Metropolitano and fill the void left by means of the Ghanian is still noticed, however at the face of it, this seems to be to be a low-risk, doubtlessly high-reward transfer from Atletico.