Atletico Madrid began to assume a few weeks ago that Theo Hernandez was leaving despite having a contract and now must accept that he will to Real Madrid. He will collect good money for the young French player and he will have to go to the market. It was a side that counted for the next season at the beginning of this one, but it touches look for a substitute.
More than a month ago it was known that Theo was negotiating with Madrid. The promise to have minutes since next season and a big salary, very high for a 19 year old boy who only takes this course in the Santander League, have convinced him. Atletico wanted to counterattack first with an offer to raise their chip, but refused. Then, the mattress club tried to listen to proposals from Barcelona, Liverpool and Bayern Munich.
The Madrid is willing to pay more than the 24 million of the clause of Theo before the anger of Atletico by the operation
Finally, the Madrid contacted the ‘Atleti’ to confirm that they have negotiated with Theo and his agent, even behind his back and despite having a contract. Therefore, Atletico has asked for more money for the transfer. His clause is 24 million, but they want more because of the way the white club has performed the operation. The matter is so and Monday the newspaper Marca has reported that the side has gone incognito medical examination with Madrid.
When the final of the Copa del Rey is played between Barcelona and Alavés, the white entity will announce the signing. Theo plays for the victorious team this season with Atletico, who was looking for a place in the top flight. Finally, his progression caught the attention of several great teams and the French defender committed to Madrid. Curiously, his brother Lucas stays at Atletico and last week extended his contract and improved his salary.