Demichelis aims for capital gains

Martin Demichelis enjoyed a happy spell with Malaga. Credit: PA

Martin Demichelis has joined Atletico Madrid on a free transfer.

The Argentina international centre-back has signed a one-year deal with Diego Simeone's side after his contract with Malaga expired on June 30.

The 32-year-old passed a medical on Thursday and then spoke to reporters about the move, saying: "I'm very proud to have joined such a successful and winning group. Next year the team will compete even more than last season and there are many challenges to face."

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