Spanish Paper Talk: Diego Simeone Declares Himself Happy At Atletico Madrid

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All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone discusses his three years at the club so far and hopes to improve.


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– Simeone: El Cholo declares himself happy at Atletico after almost three years as Coach.

– “I’m still looking for the best from this Atletico”.

– “I feel very good at Atletico”.

– “I want to continue improving, I’m never satisfied”.

– “I always believe they can get rid of me, I’m only thinking of Malaga”.

– The two faces of Spain.

– Yes: “I’m very proud of you”.

– No: Ear-pull from Del Bosque. He laments messing about with the ball. “It could be that when Costa and Cesc come back somebody else has taken their place”.

– Futre reveals one of Gil’s ‘match-fixes’…23 years later.

– Modric is injured with his national team.

– Two years in prison: former President Nunez is now inside.


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– “I’m grateful to Spain for the affection they show me”.

– “I felt important to Del Bosque. Maybe he realised I wanted to do great things”.

– Kiko Casilla will be in the starting line-up against Germany tomorrow: Boateng is out injured.

– Evidence of collusion in the ‘Costa case’: the Catalan Biosca, Chelsea’s doctor, is a friend of doctor Cota.

– Futre: “Jesus Gil asked us to lose against Espanyol”.

– It was in 1991, Los Pericos won 3-1 and avoided the play-offs. Luis was Espanyol’s Coach and signed for Atletico the day after.

– Gareth Bale, closer to the European Championships: he was the best in Wales-Belgium (0-0).

– Luka Modric comes off injured with Croatia.

– Nunez, former Barca President, in prison.


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– Summit.

– Bartomeu, Luis Enrique, Zubizarreta, Mestre.

– Bartomeu, Lucho, Zubi and Mestre met last week to talk about the different options open to the team.

– The Coach is convinced he can get the best out of the players and the President conveyed his total confidence.

– Nunez imprisoned: he goes inside after his appeal was unsuccessful.

– Iniesta and Mathieu, ready to play against Sevilla.

– The national team tomorrow against Germany.

– Ramos and Isco doubtful after the victory against Belarus.

– Futre talks of Espanyol-Atleti match-fixing from 1991.

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