Sosa set to join Atletico on loan

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Madrid, Spain ( - Midfielder Jose Sosa is set to join Atletico Madrid on a six-month loan deal from Metalist Kharkiv, according to the player's agent.

The 28-year-old Sosa will be joining the joint-top leaders in La Liga for the remainder of the campaign, with the Spanish side reportedly holding the option to make the move permanent for a fee believed to be around $13 million.

"Word has been given that Jose Sosa will play six months at Atletico Madrid," Sosa's agent, Ezequiel Manera, revealed on his twitter account. "The operation is a loan with an option to buy. Tomorrow Jose Sosa together with Maximiliano Pra will be arriving in Madrid. We appreciate the good will and understanding of the people at Metalist. These six months are very important for Jose."

Sosa began his career in his native Argentina with Estudiantes before spending time in Europe with Bayern Munich and Napoli prior to his arrival at Metalist.