Chelsea agree fee for Filipe Luis


Chelsea have announced that they have agreed a fee for Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis for a reported fee of around £20 million.

A statement on the Stamford Bridge club’s website said: “Chelsea can confirm an agreement has been reached with Atlético Madrid for the transfer of Filipe Luís. The move is subject to the 28-year-old agreeing personal terms.”

A statement on Atlético’s website said: “Atlético Madrid and Chelsea have reached an agreement to transfer the rights of Filipe Luís, pending a medical with the English club. The Brazilian player had told our club at the end of the campaign his willingness to join the London side.”


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