Atletico Madrid signs up new goalkeeper

May 22nd, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Madrid, May 22 (DPA) Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have sealed the signing of young Valladolid goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo for 5.5 million euros ($7.59 million), sports daily AS reported here Friday.
Asenjo, who turns 20 next month, has impressed several clubs this season, including Liga champions Barcelona.

AS also claims that Atletico will not renew the contract of Argentine goalkeeper Leo Franco, 32, who is about to sign for Turkish giants Galatasaray, or of Gregory Coupet, 36, who arrived from Lyon a year ago but has hardly played.

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