Atletico Madrid have completed the transfer of Filipe Luis where the Brazilian is contracted four years. This is the second time Luis reinforce Los Colchoneros because before moving to Stamford Bridge, he was wearing a red and white jersey for four years. Luis Filipe official return to Atletico Madrid after Chelsea released. Back to the club where he made his name, Filipe want to make history again in the future.
Only one season Filipe career with Chelsea in the Premier League. With the Blues, he appeared in a total of 26 matches with 20 of them as a starter. Chelsea itself more prioritize Cesar Azpilicueta in the left back position instead of Filipe. Thus ultimately Filipe released back to Atletico this summer.
29-year-old defender is very grateful to Atletico had to take him home. He hopes to repeat the historic period in the previous period with Los Colchoneros. Brazilian defender was to be part of a successful Atletico for five seasons, since joining the first time in 2010-2011. Filipe became one of the pillars of the current figure of Atletico won the Spanish league in 2013-2014, its first league title since 1995-1996 ago.
He also drove Atletico stepped Champions League final in the season, although they had to settle for finishing as the second-ranked. The results of the team repeated the feat in 1973-1974. Overall, Filipe also won the Copa del Rey, Europa League and European Super Cup with Atletico.
"On this day, I am an Atletico Madrid player again. Let me take the opportunity to thank the whole family to Chelsea (fans, players, coaching staff, and others) on a great year with them, and of course the magnitude of Atletico Madrid on business I return to the club, "Filipe wrote on his personal website as reported by AS. "I also want to thank the fans of Atletico Madrid for their support and love they have given me throughout the years together and especially in recent days."
"Now I just focus put themselves follow the orders of the coach, started working with the team and struggled to keep making history with Atletico Madrid. Thank you all!" he added. Let us wait for further action from Felipe kipah with Atletico in the second period.