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Simeone: "Work to win, no to like to anybody"

Published:3/05/2016 - 00:31h

Updated:3/05/2016 - 00:31h

Diego Pablo Simeone was asked in press conference by the recent statements of Xavi Hernández, the one who criticised the game of the Athletic of Madrid when considering that his best virtue is "to cancel" the main qualities of the contrary

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In words offered to the media this past Monday in press conference, Diego Pablo Simeone esquivó the last criticisms of Xavi Hernández to the game of the Athletic of Madrid, that does not consider beautiful to see neither spectacular, but it affirms that only it achieves desarticular the main virtues of the rival teams.

"I am respectful with all the opinions. In the football all have reason. I always interpreted that I have to improve to the players that have. Only I will choose when it was in a selection. In a club can not impose our idea", commented the "Cholo" in this regard of the words of the ex captain of the FC Barcelona. And it is that the Athletic has changed very little in the last four seasons.

"Little from four years ago and half from the work. And enough in footballers, with young people, new, like Carrasco, Correa, Vietto, Saúl... And this ilusiona. The internal competition does us compete to outside. Have players that understand what is to play in the Athletic".

The game of the teams of Pep Guardiola always has been showier and offensive that the game of the Athletic of the "Cholo" Simeone, but this to the Argentinian technician does not matter him too much. "I do not detain me to analyse this. Only it matters me win. For this prepare me, no to like him to anybody. Work for my club, that is the one who pays me".

The "Cholo", besides, left clear that the Athletic of Madrid "will follow faithful to his style" in the turn of semifinals of UEFA Champions League against the Bayern Munich in the Allianz Sand. And it does not have very clear that the rojiblancos achieve to access to the final, because still there is not at all said. "I do not seat shame when saying that have fear in all the parties. Always I think that they go me to throw morning".

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