Transfer: Atletico off-loads Gelson Martins to Monaco on loan


Gelson Martins

Spanish side, Atletico Madrid have agreed on a loan deal to give out under-performing Portuguese midfielder Gelson Martins to French side AS Monaco for the rest of season, Atletico announced this on Sunday.

The 23 years old Gelson Martins, joined Atletico as a free agent from Sporting since last July and has made only one league appearance for Diego Simeone’s side.

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He will now play for Monaco who are fighting against relegation from Ligue 1, currently second bottom in the standings and three points from safety after losing 2-0 to Dijon on Saturday.

The club is also expected to confirm a loan deal for Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata, who passed a medical in the Spanish capital earlier on Sunday.

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