Il Messaggero: Atletico Madrid lead for Ljajic

Today’s edition of Il Messaggero has reported that Spanish club Atletico Madrid are in the lead for the services of Roma’s Adem Ljajic.

The Serbian did not take place in Roma’s 5-0 friendly win yesterday, which increased speculation that a move away for the former Fiorentina man was getting closer and closer. Reportedly, Atletico Madrid lead the race for the player’s signature over the likes of Borussia Dortmund, Hamburg, and Schalke 04.

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