Sources told to a famous media that Atletico Madrid have sold two footballers, Yannick Carrasco, Nicolas Gaitan, to Chinese club Dalian Yifang for undisclosed transfer fee. The La Liga club declared the news formally on Monday afternoon. After this transfer movement, there are only seventeen senior outfield footballers stay in Atletico Madrid for the following seasons. Following footsteps of Augusto Fernandez, some excellent football players also moved to China, such as Luciano Vietto was loaned to Valencia.
Since playing with club Atletico Madrid, the 24 years old has played 124 football games for the club after leaving from Monaco. As an excellent footballer who born in Vilvoorde, Belgium, Yannick Carrasco has played for three football clubs and also have earn caps for Belgium national football team. In 2010, Yannick Carrasco became a football player of Monaco from club Genk of Belgium. And in July 2012, he completed his appearance for the opening game of the Ligue 2 season at the first attempt. In April 2013, he won two goals in the whole football game against Avuxerre. Throughout his first season with the club Genk, he played 27 football matches and netted six goals when the Monaco was promoted back to Ligue 1.
In July 2015, Atletico Madrid declared they signed a five-year contract with Carrasco for €20 million. In October, he won his first Atletico Madrid goal in a 201 away victory. In 2016, Carrasco leveled scores by winning goals in the 79th minue. In February 2018, Carrasco was sold to Chinese Super League team Dalian Yifang.
Another excellent footballer is Nicolas Gaitan, born in San Martín, Argentina in February 1988, started his football playing career with Boca Juniors as a member of youth system aged 13. In spite of confusion about his future, he completed his first appearance for the club in June 2008, assisting the team in winning the football game against Arsenal de Sarandí; after two month, he won his first two goals for Primera División in a 3-0 win at Huracán. In May 2010, the club Benfica of Portugal declared that the footballer Nicolas Gaitan will play for them in the following season for €8.4 million, and he was arranged as a substitute forÁngel Di María. Second to the transfer of Óscar Cardozo for €11.6 million, his transfer was the most one of the most expensive one in the history of the football club.
In June 2016, Benfica and Atletico Madrid reached an agreement of the transfer of Gaitan for €25 million. And in July, a formal presentation ceremony for the Spannish side was held at Vicente Calderón stadium. At last, he moved to Chinese Super League team Dalian Yifang in 2018.
For his eminent performances and talent in football playing, he earned his cap for Argentina national football team in 2009 as a replacement in a friendly. In the spell with Sergio Batista, he appeared in football matches against Costa Rica, Nigeria and Poland three times.