‘I hope Griezmann is joyful right here’ – Simeone desires Atletico star to remain put | Soccer


Diego Simeone hopes Antoine Griezmann’s Europa League remaining brace for Atletico Madrid will assist persuade him to stay on the membership subsequent season.

Griezmann scored twice in Atleti’s Three-Zero win over Marseille in Lyon however has persistently been linked to a transfer away, with Barcelona reported to be amongst his greatest admirers.

The France worldwide might have delivered the right parting present to Atleti along with his efficiency on Wednesday, however Simeone hopes there may be extra to come back from the striker.

“Griezmann confirmed what I already know, which is that he’s excellent,” stated Simeone. “We hope he is joyful and… with us.”

The outcome earned Simeone his sixth trophy as Atleti coach and his second Europa League crown.

“I’m joyful,” he continued. “Now we have been working very effectively yr after yr, we’ve got been near the titles, with two misplaced Champions League finals.

“Right now we had the possibility to win and we made a powerful second half.”

And the Argentine believes his absence from the touchline on account of suspension had no influence on his gamers.

“Watching the sport from the field was a tragic expertise, with a sense of loneliness,” he defined.

“We have been working collectively for six years and I’ve nice belief within the gamers. Even when I am at house or within the resort, they carry out the identical.”

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