Atletico Madrid interested in Meunier to strengthen right-back.

Trabzonspor right-back Thomas Meunier, the 32 year old has been linked with a move to Atletico Madrid. Spanish media outlet Relebo reported on Thursday that Atletico Madrid is interested in signing Thomas Meunier to bring the Belgian right-back from Trabzonspor Come strengthen the army this summer sports. 

Atletico Madrid plans to change the team structure after the end of this season. Especially the defense. It is reported that Diego Simeone may release older players. Such as Stefan Savic, Axel Vit. Sale or Cesar Azpilicueta. While Naul Molina, the Argentine right-back who moved from Udinese in the summer of 2022 still lacks consistency UFABET 

While Meunier only moved to Trabzonspor from Borussia Dortmund earlier this year. And has signed a contract with the Turkish side until the summer of 2025. The Belgian right-back has been linked with a move to Atletico Madrid, with speculation linking him with another move this summer given his age and contract situation. 

However, the report contradicts Atletico Madrid’s long-term plans to reduce the average age of the squad, as Meunier turns 33 in September. 

It would be a contradiction of the reported revolution Atletico are to undertake this summer though. Which promised younger recruits and investment in the backline, with Meunier representing a short-term fix.