Diego Simeone in a match of Atlético de Madrid


Simeone makes it clear that Carrasco has not asked him to leave for Barça

Published:18/01/2023 - 13:08h

Updated:18/01/2023 - 13:08h

Atletico Madrid has had one of its worst seasons in recent years. Totally eliminated from Europe and without options to fight for the title in LaLiga, the rojiblanco team wants to make sure not to weaken its squad

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The FC Barcelona and the Athletic of Madrid confronted recently more than a week and from this moment, and of unexpected form, have been tied continuously thanks to the market of signings of winter. The surprising session of Joao Félix to Chelsea concretised in a pair of days and there Diego Simeone remained with alone two options for his line of attack (Griezmann and Morata).

In front of this situation the team colchonero quickly looked to the Camp Nou thinking in a Memphis Depay that is almost 'descartado' by Xavi. The Dutch does not explain for the technician egarense and turned into an important alternative for the colchoneros, although so that finally it can arrive to the Metropolitan in this month of January the FC Barcelona has asked to his time to Carrasco.

This Tuesday already inform in FCBN that the Belgian player is presionando to the directive of the Atleti so that they allow the operation and leave him leave to the Barça the sooner possible. In front of this information, Simeone has taken advantage of to fix his position in press conference, ensuring that "to me personally, no" in reference on if some footballer rojiblanco has asked him go out in this window of winter.

The 'boss' sends calm

"In this moment, any", ensured the technician of the Madrilenian team that in this same month also had the drop of Cunha to the Wolves, club that yes will do with the Brazilian forward once finalise his session the next 30 June. Simeone Also commented in reference to the wintry market that is "prepared" for "anything that can suceder" before the closing of the term.

"We are ready and understand the market. Have players very good, almost always has sucedido that has arrived people and has gone out people. We are prepared because we understand the game in which we are", aimed. The idea of the Atleti is to add to Memphis by two seasons and average paying a very small quantity by his signing (2 'kilos'), or preferably at all, and without including to Carrasco in the operation.

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