Atletico Madrid fans have just been surprised by the club’s decision to extend Diego Simeone‘s contract to 2022. Thus, this Argentine-born coach will undergo a long season in Spanish La Liga.
Apart from that certainty, there is one thing that has shocked fans, where Simeone’s salary is higher than Ateltico Madrid star, Antoine Griezmann. The extension of this contract sank the gossip that mentions if the coach will move to Inter Milan.
Based on his brief information, Simeone was very happy and ready to provide better for Atletico Madrid. In the contents of his own contract, Simeone with Atletico still has the option of renewing the contract again when entering the final period.
“We see a very good future, this club always works, people are involved in the development of the club. I see the hopes of young people who can make us grow and I know the foundation that we built remains strong,” Simeone said
“All parties, starting from players, coaches, club leaders to supporters have created a great power that we have until now. I am happy and I am ready to reach a higher level, “concluded Simeone.
This contract extension record also provides a good profile for Simeone. Where he was listed as Atletico’s most successful coach in history. So far Simeone has presented seven trophies for Atletico.
Not only about the La Liga trophy, Simeone also gave one Copa Del Rey and Supercopa de Espana titles, as well as each of the two LIGA Europa trophies and the European Super Cup. The achievement that almost made his name even greater was able to drive twice in the Champions League final, which was in the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons.
At this special moment, Simeone is preparing to face the La Liga weekend against Rayo Vallacano and the last 16 of the Champions League 1 leg against Juventus on 21 February 2019.