Atletico Madrid following Corinthians midfielder Elias Mendes

Corinthians midfielder Elias Mendes is interesting Atletico Madrid.

Corinthians midfielder Elias Mendes is interesting Atletico Madrid.

Atletico sports chief Jesus Garcia Pitarch has been a regular visitor to Brazil this year and has scouted Mendes extensively.

Corinthians rated the midfielder at around £4 million, though his transfer rights could prove an obstacle for Atletico. The player's registration is split between Traffic (50%), local businessman Carlos Leite (30%) and Mendes, himself (20%).

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