Yannick Carrasco with Atlético de Madrid


Simeone drops Carrasco's departure to Barça and tries to put Joao Félix in the 'pack'

Published:2/06/2023 - 10:59h

Updated:2/06/2023 - 10:59h

The Atlético de Madrid coach, Diego Simeone, has offered a few words to the press in which he spoke about the possible departures of Yannick Carrasco and Joao Félix towards Barcelona

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Diego 'Cholo' Simeone, trainer of the Athletic of Madrid, has appeared in front of the microphones of 'The Partidazo of COPE' and has spoken on the future of his players of face to the market of signings. It did emphasis in the possible exit of Yannick Carrasco course to the FC Barcelona and also of Joao Félix, the one who seems will not continue defending the elastic of Chelsea.

Joao Félix... To the Barça?

It began speaking of the Portuguese and of his path in the group colchonero. "With us it has had bad luck because it has had injuries. Correa, for example, has won him the place. The team played badly because it played badly. He knows my profile of trainer. Has some enormous conditions. It is player of the Athletic of Madrid, am compatible and do not have any problem with anybody. Always it has showed quality", aimed.

On the same line, it left to fall the possibility that fiche by the Barça if there is an offer in case to go out of Chelsea. "If Chelsea does not want to it fichar, as it seems that it decided Pochettino, will have to go back. Joao Is a young boy with an important future by in front already was with us or with another team. By the form to play of the Barcelona would be an important player, but it would be necessary to see if economically the proposal is good for the club", cleared Simeone.

Carrasco Can be culé

Finally, it spoke of the continuity of Carrasco after the interest that has the Barça to do with his services. "It is a big opportunity for him. I always want that the good players remain , but if it goes will appreciate him the time that has been here", concluded the exjugador Argentinian.

It is important to remember that the Barcelona have an option of purchase by the Belgian forward priced in 15-20 million euros, although the posture of the sportive direction would go through to reduce this figure. To his 29 years, is a footballer consolidated in Europe and with the experience to reinforce to the team of Xavi Hernández, more still with the possible exits of Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres on the table.

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