Fernando Torres’ Atleti New Boy Kalinic Inherits Old No.9 Shirt

Atlético Madrid has given the shirt No.9 to the fresh arrival of the team Nikola Kalinic. The Croatian takes over the squad number that Fernando Torres left after his move to Sagan Tosu of Japan in the last month.

Today, Atlético confirmed that Kalinic would wear the shirt of the No.9 shirt while making his debut in the season with the club. The Croatia international has worn the shirt of number 9 at all of his previous clubs. He was with the clubs Hajduk Split, Dnipro, Fiorentina and Blackburn Rovers.

Kalinic is very happy to be at Atlético

Kalinic on this arrival in the team said, this is the most fantastic thing and I couldn’t be happier by being on board with the team of Simeone. I will put all my efforts to help deliver the silverware first piece to the team in the UEFA Super Cup in the time of five days. He said “No doubt, I am extremely happy to join Atlético; this is because this club is one the best. They play the Champions League every year and they are always seen striving hard to remain among the top teams in Spain

Speking about his first session with the team he said”, “My first session of training with the team was good. I have got my new teammates and they are all great players. I am really happy that I am able to work with the top players. When he was about the Fernando Torres shirt, no 9 which he is going to wear, he said, “It is a great privilege, I had got this number.” According to the sources, Kalinic may make his Atleti debut in Tallinn playing opposite Real Madrid. “We will be going to win the trophy. I am hoping that the team will do everything that could bring us the win”, he concluded.