ATLETICO MADRID | CHINA
Atleti set to play three games in China this summer
Miguel Ángel Gil is set to close the friendlies during his trip to China this week. Confirmed dates are July 28, August 1st & 4th.
Miguel Ángel Gil is visiting China this week and will meet with representatives from the Wanda group. One of his tasks is to finalize the details of the three friendlies the Spanish side will play in China this summer. Confirmed dates for the games are: July, 28, August 1and 4. One of the games will take place in Shanghai, the other venues and opposition are yet to be decided.
Another matter to be reviewed is that of bring young Chinese talent to Spain as part of their footballing development. The quantity of Chinese players who will form part of the Atleti youth system is set to increase from 30 to 61. The final major point to be reviews is the injection of additional capital which Atletico closed recently with Wanda
Gil, will stop off in India on his way to China and will spend time with the club directors of Atlético Calcutta, which is a franchise of the Spanish club. The Calcutta cased side, recently won the Indian Super-league and the experience has been mutually beneficial for both sides. Atleti’s plan is to maintain the project with the ambition of securing more titles in India.