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Soccer-Atletico take Argentine Ansaldi on loan from Zenit
August 1, 2014 / 4:02 PM / 3 years ago

Soccer-Atletico take Argentine Ansaldi on loan from Zenit

MADRID, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid have taken Argentine fullback Cristian Ansaldi on a season-long loan from Russian club Zenit St Petersburg, the La Liga champions said on Friday.

The 27-year-old, who will likely replace Filipe Luis at left back after the Brazilian left to join Chelsea this month, has passed a medical and signed his contract, Atletico said on their website (

Ansaldi has three caps for Argentina but was not part of the squad at this year’s World Cup in Brazil. (Reporting by Iain Rogers, editing by Ed Osmond)

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