Nicolas Gaitan: Atletico Madrid agree £19.7m deal for Benfica midfielder

Nicolas Gaitan
Nicolas Gaitan won three successive league titles with Benfica

Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign midfielder Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica for 25m euros (£19.7m).

The 28-year-old, linked with Manchester United, will join Atletico after the Copa America campaign with Argentina.

He spent six seasons with Benfica, making 200 appearances with 32 goals, having joined them from Argentine giants Boca Juniors in 2010.

Gaitan won three straight league titles with Benfica and was a Europa League runner-up twice.

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