Simeone is untouchable, says Atletico Madrid president


By Emmanuel Okogba

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has stated clearly that club coach Diego Simeone is untouchable. This follows reports linking the Argentine to Premier League side Everton who recently parted ways with their coach Ronald Koeman.


Simeone’s Atletico have put up a run of form that has seen them struggle to score goals; drawing five out of their eleven league games so far this season and failing to find the net against minnows Qarabag in the Champions League.

In an interview with Marca, Cerezo said “I want to say this in a loud voice: Simeone is untouchable at Atletico Madrid, for the players, for the directors and for the supporters,”

“Having doubts about Cholo Simeone is not allowed here.”

An obviously overworked Antoine Griezmann will get to catch his breath when Diego Costa who will be joining for his second stint at the club and…

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