Matías Kranevitter signs as a red and white player for the next five seasons after the transfer agreement reached with River Plate. He will join the club in late December after playing the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015. The player arrived this Wednesday in Madrid and underwent the medical examination at the FREMAP Clinic of Majadahonda this Thursday.
After signing his contract, Matías Kranevitter felt "grateful to Atlético de Madrid for this opportunity they give me. I am thrilled to be able to play such an important event as the Club World Cup with River Plate. It was nice to win the Libertadores Cup for River after 19 years and I am very grateful for having the opportunity to play such an important game. Once we play the tournament, I will join Atlético to give my all from the first moment and try to adapt as soon as possible to the working methods and to Spanish football. I am delighted with the agreement," the Argentinian international concluded.
For his part, José Luis Pérez Caminero expressed his satisfaction for the signing of Matías Kranevitter: "He is a midfielder with a great potential. He is a player that fits perfectly with our idea of strengthening the group with quality and youth. He is very competitive, which will be great to increase the level of our team when he joins it in a few months."