La Liga transfer latest: Atletico announce Courtois replacement, Griezmann could stay

Antoine Griezmann

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It's been a case of one in, one out for Atletico Madrid today, as the departure of Filipe Luis to Chelsea was finally confirmed. They have also lost goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to the Blues as his three-year loan deal came to an end, but today they announced his replacement - Benfica's Slovenian international Jan Oblak. The 21-year-old starred for the Portuguese outfit in the second half of last season, and now he's made the next step up by following former team mate Guilherme Siquiera to the Estadio Vicente Calderon.

"Atletico Madrid and Benfica have reached an agreement for the transfer of Jan Oblak to our club, pending medical examination and the physical signing of the contract by the player," read a statement on the club's official website.

Barcelona's summer clearout has continued today, with Cristian Tello joining Porto on a two-year loan deal. The winger links up with his former Spain Under-21 boss Julen Lopetegui in Portugal, and becomes the latest Barca player to suffer from the club's rebuilding project.

Tello joins Victor Valdes, Jose Pinto, Oier Olazabal, Carles Puyol, Cesc Fabregas, Jonathan dos Santos, Isaac Cuenca and Alexis Sanchez in leaving the Camp Nou in one way or another, but the door hasn't completely closed on him, with Barca holding the rights to cancel the loan deal after one season.

Elsewhere, Real Sociedad are hoping to keep hold of winger Antoine Griezmann. The French winger enjoyed a stunning season, hitting 16 goals, and he also impressed with France at this summer's World Cup, generating interest from the likes of AC Milan, Chelsea, Manchester United, Monaco and Real Madrid. Reports last week suggested that the 23-year-old had told Sociedad of his intention to leave, but manager Jagoba Arrasate says he could still stay.

"Griezmann has been completely focused on the World Cup and when he gets back, we’ll talk with him," said Arrasate. "We know what his views are. So far the players who wanted to stay have stayed and from there, we’ll just have to wait and see. I won’t rule out him staying, but in the end if he leaves, we’ll have to look at what we do from there."

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