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Jose Maria Gimenez could not continue playing in the Champions League game between Atletico Madrid and Bayer Lerverkusen due to an injury. Mario Hermoso had to come on in his place, without being able to warm up properly.
In a rather hasty call, Atletico Madrid decided to combine the presentation of Kieran Trippier and Mario Hermoso at the same time. First, the Englishman spoke, then the central defender, just ten minutes after his signing was announced.
Mario Hermoso is the latest player to join Atletico Madrid's revolution, joining from Espanyol in deal worth €29million.
The defender Mario Hermoso is closer and closer to joining Atletico Madrid. The Espanyol uploaded a video on social media when he was on the way to Madrid.
Atlético Madrid and Espanyol have reportedly agreed a deal for defender Mario Hermoso, which would end speculation linking him with a move to rivals Real Madrid.
Mario Hermoso is Atlético Madrid preferred choice to reinforce their defence. 'Los Colchoneros' are trying to cut a deal with Espanyol for the defender but, according to 'Goal', their city rivals Real Madrid are keen to hijack the move.
Mario Hermoso and Nikola Milenkovic are the two names highlighted in Atletico Madrid's agenda by Simeone. El Cholo wants to sign both defender to strengthen a back line which no longer has Diego Godin or Lucas Hernandez.
Espanyol's Mario Hermoso has been heavily linked with a return to Real Madrid in recent weeks, but it seems the defender will only agree to the move if he is given guarantees of a starting berth at the Bernabeu.