Stuttgart – VfB Stuttgart have signed Argentina international Emiliano Insua from Club Atletico de Madrid.

The 26-year-old left-back has put pen to paper on a three-year deal that will keep him at the Baden-Württemberg outfit until 30 June 2018.

Well travelled

“The signing of Emiliano Insua represents an important part in our forward planning,” explained Stuttgart sporting director Robin Dutt. “We’re happy that he’ll be wearing our shirt in the future and we wish him a successful start at VfB.”

Insua, a 2007 FIFA Under-20 World Cup champion with the Albiceleste, was loaned out to Rayo Vallecano de Madrid last season. The Buenos Aires native's previous clubs include Sporting Clube de Portugal, Galatasaray AS, Liverpool FC and Boca Juniors.