After a long period of uncertainty around his future made the argentine Diego Simeone up with the rumors as the Thursday night officially announced, to Atletico Madrid-the coach now is in the club until 2022.
Until then ran his contract next summer, but now rumors of a trip to possibly Chelsea silenced for a while.
#Simeone2022 #EnamoradoDelAtleti #14 pic.twitter.com/PoygeSRItR— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) February 14, 2019
Simeone has been the coach of the Madrid club since 2011 and is currently the longest serving La Liga manager.
And it comes with a certain price for Atletico Madrid.
According to the Daily Mail means kontraktforlængelsen, Simeone is now the best paid in the whole club. So far it has been the French stjerneangriber Antoine Griezmann, who has been lønførende with an annual salary that supposedly reads at around 170 million dollars per year.
Simeone sneaks just past Griezmann, sounds it.
Under Simeone has Atletico Madrid took big steps towards the top of european football. In the 2013/14 season did Simeone Atletico to the champions for the first time in nearly 20 years. At the time, was Simeone-winning the championship - just as a player in the club.
It has also been to two Champions League finals, where both times have ended in defeat to arch-rivals Real Madrid.
this season is Atletico Madrid at the time of writing a third place in the best Spanish series with seven points up to Barcelona on the first place. Real Madrid is on second place just one point ahead of Atletico, who also still plays a role in the Champions League.
Here they are facing two elimination bracket-case-showdown against Juventus.