According to El Mundo, Diego Simeone is currently on his way to Madrid. The Spanish paper claims the Argentine coach will be presented as new Atlético manager on Friday or Monday. Simeone will bring former Atleti goalkeeper ‘Mono’ Burgos with him, who will reportedly be appointed as his assistant.
This week we’ve extensively covered the appointment of Atlético’s new sporting director José Luis Caminero. But we take one last look at his predecessor’s wheelings and dealings for Atlético in Part 2 of Jesús García Pítarch’s most famous signings. With a good sense of humour, but mostly a lot of embarrassment, we present to you Suso’s 5 worst signings!
On Tuesday Atlético officially announced one of Spain’s worst kept secrets, the departure of Jesús “Suso” García Pítarch. The 48-year old sporting director replaced Toni Muñoz in 2006 after having worked at Valencia for four years.
Although heavily criticised for some of his signings, García Pítarch did help build a squad that twice qualified for the Champions League and won two European titles in 2010. We take a look at his top 5 signings.
Multiple Spanish media report today that Diego Godín will be an Atlético player as soon as the team returns from Thailand. Our directors have come along on this trip to Asia, where we will play an All Star team from the Thai league. The match is tomorrow at 12AM Spanish time. Due to the absence