Atletico Madrid are swooping for Benfica striker Ivan Saponjic.

Saponjic has passed an Atletico medical and is set to move to Madrid for a knockdown €500,000. Benfica will have 50 per cent of any sell on fee.

“I am very happy to land here, this is one of the best clubs in the world,” he said.

“I come to work with one of the best technicians (Diego Simeone) in the world, that motivates me, it is a top team.”

Atletico are expected to announce Saponjic’s signing in the coming hours.


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