According to reports from various sources, Spanish La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid are reportedly on the hunt to find a replacement for their manager Diego Simeone. This comes as a really huge surprise because the club are not one to be linked to changing managers. It is also the first time in over ten years that they will be found in the news that they are looking for a successor for their long-serving manager. Simeone is hardly under pressure at Atletico Madrid as their manager but it is starting to look like even he is not immune to being sacked. The news reports come as a result if the fact that the Rojiblancos are currently in a poor run of form and that is why the pressure has started mounting on him.

Fir a team that were crowned as the Spanish La Liga champions last season, Atletico Madrid have failed to live up to expectations during the current campaign and they are finding it challenging to keep up with current league leaders and fierce rivals Real Madrid. Carlo Ancelotti’s Madrid are flying high in the league this season and are looking like the unrivaled champions come the end of the season. It is not clear yet how Diego Simeone is finding it hard to pull his players together and give them the same motivation they had last season that propelled them to winning the League title but it looks as if time is no longer on his side and that he needs to act quickly.
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Simeone wants to focus on football

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone said that he wants to focus on football rather than speculating on transfer news. He said that for as long as the January transfer window remains open, there will be plenty of speculation about possible transfers.

He said that this is normal as there are so many quality players at Atletico Madrid at the moment and it is normal that big clubs will want to attract them. He said that he will have to work with that and make sure that they focus on their football as well.
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Simeone proud of his players

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said that he is proud of his players despite their defeat against Borussia Dortmund. He said that his team has played better than in their previous games despite a 4-0 defeat in Germany.

The Atletico Madrid boss said that sometimes football can be really strange and that this is what happened in the Champions League match. He said that his team played better than in the game which they drew against Sevilla and still they were hammered by Borussia Dortmund.
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Spanish football powerhouse Atletico Madrid are increasingly set to lose their star player Antoine Griezmann, as per reports. Despite the France international helping them to another Europa League title win, there is a strong possibility that the 27-year old will exit the La Liga side this summer.

Coach Diego Simeone says he is happy with whatever decision the player makes. Fernando Torres has gotten his farewell and is set to end his stay at the club while two other attackers were shipped out in January. With Diego Costa still at the club, and Atletico having options, they could still manage if Griezmann left even though it would surely hurt them.
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