Atletico have announced the signing of the 19-year-old striker who arrives after his €6 million buyout clause was triggered.
Atletico Madrid striker, Memphis Depay, scored with a stunning long-range strike in the second half to help secure a 3-1 home win over promoted Granada in their LaLiga opener on Monday.
Four teams went into the final day still with the chance of clinching the two automatic promotion places, with two of those – second-placed Las Palmas and third-placed Alaves – facing each other to add to the drama.
The former Granada boss takes charge today after signing a two-year contract.
The win meant Villarreal extended their unbeaten run to four matches in La Liga.
Barca entered the game on a three-match winless run in all competitions, having been held by Granada following a last-gasp equaliser before consecutive Cup defeats after extra-time.
The Nigerian forward joined Watford from Granada in 2016 and later spent time on loan at Málaga in 2018.
Although Barca controlled most of the ball and had the majority of the chances, two defensive lapses did them in.
The win helped them to complete a 4-0 aggregate rout of the Spanish side.
Manchester United, who ousted AC Milan in the last 16, travel to Spain first on April 8 before hosting the return leg on April 15 at Old Trafford.
The victory took Barca back into third place in the standings with 34 points, closing the gap with leaders Atletico Madrid to four points
In his sixth appearance since signing from Chelsea in the summer, Hazard got on the scoresheet as Real recorded a 4-2 victory over Granada in La Liga.
The 26-year-old’s resurgence in La Liga, including a goal in a 2-0 win over Barcelona, has seen him named in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for next month’s friendly against Brazil.
Granada scored once in either half against the Spanish champions, who have now lost two of their five league matches at the start of the 2019-20 campaign to drop to seventh in the table.
Manchester United midfielder, Andreas Pereira, says loan spells at Spanish sides Granada and Valencia over the last two seasons have been crucial to his improved performances at the Premier League club.
Contrary to expectations, Villarreal failed to offer resistance to the attacking Barcelona trio
Algeria are aiming to reach a third straight World Cup, but are bottom of their qualifying group with a single point from two matches
The European champions had ended FC Barcelona’s record-breaking run last season with a 2-1 win at the Camp Nou
The former Granada boss oversaw five league games and three Copa del Rey clashes, losing seven matches and earning his sole victory against his former side before Christmas
The Catalan giants entered Week 38 leading second-place Real Madrid by one point and knowing that a win would secure a 24th La Liga crown and make it back-to-back championships after wrestling the crown from Atletico Madrid last season