Atletico Madrid Reveal Squad For Post-Season Friendly With Nigeria

The midfielder is well regarded within the Atletico ranks and is set for a first team opportunity

Atletico Madrid have named their squad for a post-season friendly with the Nigerian national team.

Atleti have been linked with a move for their former striker in recent weeks, with Antoine Griezmann set to depart in the summer.

Atletico Madrid have included highly rated youngster Juan Aguero in their friendly squad.

The 18-year-old attacking midfielder has been making steady progress at Atleti, and looks set to get his chance under manager Diego Simeone.

Atlético de Madrid


The @LaLigaEN season is over and we’re going to play a friendly in Nigeria with: Oblak, Werner, Juanfran, Sergi, Montero, Solano, Jota, Rafa Muñoz, Thomas, Gabi, Vitolo, Toni Moya, Agüero, Olabe, Mikel Carro, Joaquín, Torres, Correa, Gameiro and Borja

He will be among the travelling party as Atleti make their way to Uyo, Nigeria, for a first of its kind friendly fixture.

While the contest will be heavily impacted by World Cup preparations occupying the time of several key players, the likes of Fernando Torres, Jan Oblak, Juanfran and Kevin Gameiro are set to travel.

The two sides will go head to head on Tuesday, May 22 at 18.00 West African time.


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