Arthur Vermeeren was officially presented today as Atletico Madrid's new player. The midfielder is very excited about his move. “I have very clear reasons for coming to play football here.”
Arthur Vermeeren may have been in the matchday squad last weekend – and didn't get any playing minutes – but the Antwerp youth product was officially introduced to the press and public this afternoon. The Red Devil explained his choice Los colchoneros to.
“It was important for me to join the family club,” Vermeeren said. “I immediately felt good at Atletico Madrid. I felt very welcome from the moment I arrived. Everyone was remarkably friendly.”
Naturally, the Red Devil would ask Axel Witsel for advice. “I talked to him, but I had already made up my mind at that moment. Although it's good that Axel is here too. He'll help me with my integration.”
I spoke with Axel Witsel, but I had already made up my mind at that moment
“I am really looking forward to training and playing football under Diego Simeone,” Vermeeren concluded. “Not only is he a good coach, he was also a great midfielder in the past. I can learn a lot from him.”
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