Simeone signs new deal with Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is set to experience a fourth decade with the club.
La Liga’s European mainstays announced a new deal for their successful mastermind that ties Simeone to the Wanda Metropolitano through 2022.
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Simeone spent two stints with Atleti as a player, one in the 1990s and the other in the 2000s, and was hired to manage the club in 2011 following a half-decade coaching in South America.
It’s often fascinating to ponder how a tactical wizard would do in a different league, or with more resources, but we love that Simeone and Atleti are one and the same.
Atleti is seven points clear of fourth place and the same distance back of leaders Barcelona. They’ll face Juventus next week in the UEFA Champions League.