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Filipe Luís denies reports he joined Flamengo, fuels speculation about Barça

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The left-back has been rumored as a possibility for the Catalans

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Filipe Luís has denied reports that he agreed to join Flamengo to FOX Sports Brazil, leaving the door open for a move to Barcelona. The Atlético Madrid fullback is a “dream signing” for the Brazilian club, according to the report.

“After the Copa América, I will decide my future. At the moment, absolutely all doors are open,” Luís said.

The left-back said going to Brazil was one possibility, and even joked he could be playing in Finland next season for all he knows.

The Brazilian is out of contract on the 30th of the month, after which, he is free to join any club. He says he does not rule out staying at Atlético nor leaving.

Diario SPORT reports that Atléti will try to sign other fullbacks instead of him, and only failing that, will they attempt to renew him. The report also says that the only reason Luís has not joined Flamengo is because he awaits an offer from Barcelona, which has been linked with signing him. SPORT reckons that should an offer from the Catalans come, Luís would jump at the chance.