Former Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran has signed for Sao Paulo, just two days after Dani Alves joined the Brazilian club.
Juanfran enjoyed a hugely successful eight-year spell with Atletico, becoming a fan favourite in one of the best periods in the club’s history.
The 34-year-old was offered a new deal with Atletico, having signed a one-year extension last year, but he opted to move on after falling out of favour at the Wanda Metropolitano.
He heads to Brazil in a move made even more surprising by the fact fellow right-back and former Barcelona great Alves joined Sao Paulo just a day before.
While Alves signed on until December 2022, Juanfran’s contract runs until the end of 2020.
— São Paulo FC (@SaoPauloFC) August 3, 2019
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