Friday August 10 2018
Kalinic: I’ll talk on the pitch

Former Milan striker Nikola Kalinic has vowed to do his talking on the pitch after becoming Atletico Madrid’s No 9.

Kalinic ended his Milan nightmare on Thursday as he completed a permanent transfer to Atleti, and the ex-Fiorentina hitman has big shoes to fill in Spain, taking on the shirt of club legend Fernando Torres.

“I’m very happy to have joined Atletico because they’re a great club who always play in the Champions League and always fight for the top positions,” he told Los Colchoneros’ official website.

“We’ll try to win a trophy right from the first match [the European Super Cup]. I hope the team will do their best to try and win.

“I don’t like talking about myself too much. I prefer everyone to see how I play first. I’m very happy to play at this new stadium.

“I’ll always give my best in every game. I hope I can play often. I’ve already met my new teammates: luckily I’m with a lot of great players and a great Coach.”

Image credit @Atleti via Twitter

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