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Twitter explodes as Yannick Carrasco and Nicolas Gaitan move to the Chinese Super League

In what is a shock move, the two Atletico Madrid players will join Chinese side Dalian Yifang.

News 27 Feb 2018, 01:23 IST

The 2016 Champions League final goalscorer has been sold by Atletico Madrid

In an unexpected turn of events, Atletico Madrid announced the departures of both Yannick Carrasco and Nicolas Gaitan to newly promoted Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang. The Chinese side seem to have secured both the signings for a reported €48 million.

While the two new signings will surely now help Dalian Yifang towards better performances in the CSL that starts on 2 March, the European club football has been dealt yet another blow as they lose one of the brightest stars in Carrasco to the benefits and riches of China.

Twitter understandably exploded at this shock transfer move and here are some of the best tweets:

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