Filipe Luis to determine future after Copa America

Brazil’s Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis stated Tuesday that he’ll determine his future after the Copa America amid curiosity from groups in Europe and Brazil.

The left-back’s contract with Atletico expires on June 30 and in latest weeks he has been linked with Barcelona and Flamengo, amongst different golf equipment. The 33-year-old has additionally not dominated out remaining at Atletico, the place he has spent eight of the previous 9 seasons.

“I’ve an opportunity to remain and depart,” Luis informed a information convention right here. “I do know the doorways are open [at Atletico]. I already informed the teaching workers that I cannot say sure to any membership earlier than the Copa America ends. Any queries they’ve, they’ll converse to me immediately.

“I am solely going to inform you [journalists] the place I am going to play when the Copa America is over.”

When requested concerning the prospect of returning to a Brazilian membership, Luis stated: “I have never decided but, however I want to play once more right here and have this expertise. Brazil loses out in some respects, however in others it beats Europe. Which Brazilian child would not dream of successful the [Brazilian] Serie A?”

Luis, who has lengthy been an understudy to Marcelo in Brazil’s nationwide crew, is at the moment the first-choice left-back of Selecao boss Tite following the Actual Madrid participant’s latest struggles with kind and health.

Brazil will kick off the Copa America towards Bolivia at Sao Paulo’s Morumbi stadium on Friday. The five-time world champions will even meet Peru and Venezuela in Group A.

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