English champions Chelsea have confirmed the return of Brazil left-back Filipe Luis to Atletico Madrid.
He joined the London club for £16m only last season from Atletico but struugled to get playing time at Stamford Bridge.
Chelesea announced the transfer on ther website on Tuesday.
The statement reads in part: “Chelsea Football Club has today agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the permanent transfer of Filipe Luis.
“The Brazilian returns to the Spanish club after a year with the Blues in which he helped us to both Barclays Premier League and Capital One Cup successes.
“In total Filipe Luis played 26 times for Chelsea. We wish him all the best in the future.”