Liga - Atletico stand firm on Chelsea target Filipe

Atletico Madrid have insisted Filipe Luis won’t be allowed to leave for anything less than his €24m (£19m) release clause.

Premier League - Chelsea sign Filipe Luis from Atletico Madrid

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Filipe Luis (Reuters)

Marca say that the left-back, wanted by Chelsea, won’t be allowed to leave for ‘less than €1 lower than his buyout.’

Filipe wants to leave Vicente Calderon but the Blues are reluctant to meet the fee stipulated in the defender’s contract.

Atletico except Filipe to leave eventually but he has time remaining on his contract, although the Atleti deal can’t match the €5m per year on offer from the Premier League side.

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