Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul joins Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal.
The Udinese midfielder will play in the Spanish league for the second time in his career having played with Valencia between 2014 and 2016.
The 27-year old joined the Spanish champions in a €35 million deal on a five-year contract.
He is a midfielder who is comfortable in both scoring goals and providing them for his teammates.
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“I’m very happy, I’m going to join [the] champions and I’m conscious of the responsibility it carries,” De Paul stated in the club’s official website. “It is a big step in my football career.
“Because of my experience in Spanish football, I know very well Atlético de Madrid, without counting with all the friends and colleagues I have playing in Spain.
“I’m very happy to have the opportunity of working under Simeone. I love football, it’s part of my daily life, and having a manager [like him] s a privilege.”