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Atletico says Carrasco and Gaitan joining Chinese club

Reuters , Monday 26 Feb 2018
Nicolas Gaitan
Former Benfica Argentinian midfielder Nicolas Gaitan celebrating a goal during the Portuguese League Cup final football match CS Maritimo vs SL Benfica at Cidade de Coimbra stadium in Coimbra on May 20, 2016 (Photo: AFP)
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Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal for the transfer of midfielders Yannick Carrasco and Nicolas Gaitan to Chinese club Dalian Yifang.

Carrasco had been with Atletico since mid-2015. The Belgian player made 124 appearances for the Spanish club.

Gaitan arrived in 2016. The Argentina international made 49 appearances and scored four goals.

The transfers' financial details were not immediately disclosed on Monday.

Atletico is second in the Spanish league, seven points behind Barcelona.

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