Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of winger Samuel Lino from Gil Vicente, with the 22-year-old signing a five-year contract.
Last season, Diego Simeone’s side finished third in LaLiga, albeit qualification for the Champions League was far from inevitable for much of the season.
Lino, who scored 26 goals in 99 games for the Portuguese club, has now joined Atletico Madrid for a rumoured sum of €5.85 million (£6.9 million).
According to a statement on the club’s website: “Samuel Lino is a versatile player who can play on both flanks and is known for his speed and ability to outrun opposing defenders.
“In this way, our club gains the services of a young player with European football experience and a bright future.”
Lino, for his part, stated that the idea of working with Simeone was a major motivator for the move, saying: “It means a lot because he is one of the best managers in the world and has been in charge for the longest time.
“He has a huge history, and I am very excited to be able to work with him and have him help me progress.”
The winger is the second player to join the Wanda Metropolitano in the offseason, following Axel Witsel, who came on a free transfer from Borussia Dortmund.