Luis leaves Chelsea to return to Atletico

Luis leaves Chelsea to return to Atletico

Chelsea have sold defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club announced on their website.

The 29-year-old Brazilian, a £16m signing from Atletico last summer, returns to the Spanish capital after making only 26 appearances for the Blues.

“We wish him all the best for the future,” a club statement read.

Luis has signed a four-year-contract with Atletico for a reported fee of £11m.

Of his 26 appearances for Chelsea, only nine of them were starts in the Premier League after he struggled to displace Cesar Azpilicueta at left-back.

Luis returns to Spain with Premier League and Capital One Cup winners medals and scored once during his year at Stamford Bridge.

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