Atlético de Madrid are preparing a strategic move in the transfer market for the 2024 season and everything indicates that Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is on the mattress club’s wish list. Sources close to Atlético confirm that the sports directorate is closely following the African player.
The link between Wilfred Ndidi and Atlético de Madrid is not new as his name was on the Rojiblanca’s agenda three years ago when the club were looking for a replacement for Thomas Partey. However, at that time, the conditions for his arrival at the Metropolitan were not met.
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Currently the situation is different and more favorable for a possible signing. Ndidi’s contract with Leicester City is expected to expire in June 2024. Despite the English team playing in the league, the African midfielder tried to leave last summer but the club locked the exit door on him.
Facing the refusal to renew his contract and the possibility of him becoming a free agent from January next year, Atlético de Madrid have started planning his move. The Mattress Club appear to be taking the same approach as they did when signing Çağlar Söyüncü and Wilfred Ndidi is emerging as one of the first star signings of next season.
Ndidi’s arrival at Atlético de Madrid could further strengthen the midfield of Diego Simeone’s side. The African midfielder’s versatility and defensive skills could be of great benefit to the Rojiblanco side as they aim to remain at the top of La Liga and compete in Europe.
While there is still time before the official opening of the 2024 transfer window, this news is sure to cause excitement among Atlético de Madrid fans, who will be keeping an eye on all developments in this exciting transfer saga.