“We played the only tournament in which two teams tend to be champions”

"We played the only tournament in which two teams tend to be champions"

Diego Simeone differentiated La Liga from others in which a team hegemony their championship, while highlighting the work of Atlético de Madrid to stay behind Madrid and Barça.

With the classification to the next Champions assured and without the possibility of fighting for the title in The league, Atlético de Madrid He will fight in the last two games to close third, a position that he fights with Seville, while also aiming for the final phase of the UCL 2019/20 to be played in August in Lisbon.

Meanwhile, another topic slipped into Atleti’s agenda and Diego Simeone, at the press conference prior to Getafe-Atleti, addressed the version that emerged in the last hours that Chelsea would be willing to pay 100 million for Jan Oblak.

“It does not surprise me, every year our most important players are wanted by the best in the world, it is normal that we always look for the best and we have many. Some left and others stayed, it is logical and normal that anyone wants Oblak He is our captain and an important player, and hopefully we can count on his work, which is enormous for Atlético. “

By insisting on the subject, Cholo took the opportunity to highlight the figure of the Slovenian. “I repeat the same thing: it is normal that they want a goalkeeper of his characteristics and value, it does not surprise me, he is decisive and important in the dressing room and year after year he has evolved in every way, as a goalkeeper and within the group.”

Obligation to get into Champions or success?

“It is a responsibility to qualify, always looking at the growth that the club has from this possibility that we generate among all of entering year after year. It allows growth in all areas, so it is a responsibility, an objective is met, which is not easy always meet the goals in life. We have the luck, the work and the perseverance for year after year to achieve it and allow the club to grow and improve. When the goals are met, it is normal for the club to grow. “

Message to Real Madrid and Barça

“Responsibility does not take you away from the requirement, and I consider that it must always be the highest. We are the first to demand ourselves, but we play the only tournament in which two teams tend to be champions. In other countries the champion does not vary In Italy it is Juventus, in Germany Bayern, in France PSG … Here are two: Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Atletico balance post-confinement and on a Madrid that won everything

“Madrid have won after the break nine of nine and we making a great return we won six and tied three. Already (with that) they get six points despite doing very well. They are two extraordinary teams, it is clear that one game will You can beat them because this is football, but in the long run it shows. Still, we are there trying to compete and continue to create the possibility that the club can continue to grow. “

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