According to Spanish Sports paper "AS", ATLETICO DE MADRID is on the verge of signing 25 year old Brazilian & CORINTHIANS midfielder ELIAS MENDES TRINIDADE for a price of around 7M€. The player has Portugueses Club Benfica asking & interested as well but it seems that the player will end up in Atletico as of this January 2011.
Elias for Corinthians
Corinthians is fighting with Fluminense for the Brazilian title & both have one game left in their season. This will liberate Elias to come over to Atletico after Christmas.
Stay tuned until the player officially signs. Until then it is still pure speculation.
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