The love story between Diego Simeone and Atlético de Madrid will continue. According to the information of the journalist Fabrizio Romano, the Argentine would be very close to signing his contract extension with the Spanish club. A verbal agreement already exists and putting it on paper would be nothing more than a formality. reached the bench colconeros On December 23, 2011, “El Cholo” returned to the club he is currently associated with until the end of the season.
At 53 years old, the native of San Nicolás (Argentina) has an impressive record on the bench of the Spanish unit. In 637 matches played, Simeone has recorded 377 wins, 144 draws and 116 losses. On the Madrid bench, he notably won two Europa Leagues, two European Super Cups, two Spanish Championship titles, one Spanish Cup, two Spanish Super Cups and a Coach of the Year title. A track record and longevity that speaks in its favor.
simeon style is still alive
Since his arrival in Spain, Diego Simeone has distinguished himself with his playing style which is now clearly recognizable. Often described as “ultra-defensive”, it is often organized as a traditional 4–4–2 with the midfielder playing a prominent role. And if his defensive organization is recognized today as a model of its kind, we must not forget that Diego Simeone has often had high-level offensive players at his disposal.
Like Antoine Griezmann or Alvaro Morata, who have shone this season, the Argentine also knows how to rely on players to offer football that is sometimes more focused on attack. For example, Atlético de Madrid has already scored 20 goals this season, which is one less than FC Barcelona (best attack in the championship), and the same as Real Madrid.