On his personal Twitter, journalist Fabrizio Romano confirmed the deal: “Çağlar Söyüncü has signed a contract with Atletico Madrid, here we go!”
“The deal was agreed in January and now it’s closed when The Turkish midfielder will join Atletico in the summer as a free agent. Söyüncü’s contract will be valid until June 2027,” added Romano.
Center-back Soyuncu is having a difficult season with Leicester when playing only 7 matches in all competitions, due to a recurrence of a knee injury. Since coach Dean Smith came to lead the Foxes, he has been trusted again when he played the full 90 minutes in all three of the last matches.
Broadly speaking, Soyuncu has played almost 200 games for Leicester since joining the team in the 2018/19 season. The peak of the Turkish player was with Leiceister winning an FA Cup in the 2020/21 season and a Community Shield.
At this time, Leicester are struggling to find relegation tickets. They are 18th with 29 points after 33 rounds and 1 point away from the safety group.
Crouching Dragon | 07:10 April 27, 2023