Simeone has Torreira until the end of the course

The Atlético de Madrid He goes into the final stretch of the season with many urgencies, games and troops. Before him Betis it remains to be seen which players he can count on Diego Pablo Simeone, mattress coach.

At the moment there are confirmed casualties such as those of Suárez, Llorente and Kondogbia, all three by penalty. But there are cases at the eaves. How are those of Joao Felix and Carrasco, who are recovering from muscle problems. For instance. Or as Moussa Dembélé, who after the fading of more than 15 days ago has not returned to training with the rest of his teammates.

Another case that has yet to be clarified is that of Lucas Torreira, who has been out of the team dynamics for a long time after the tragic death of his mother. He is supposed to be here to lend a hand to him Betis.

However the Cholo count on him for the end of the season. “We do not look for excuses in the casualties from those who are not. They won’t be while I’m on the team. The mother thing came up. Luke until the end of the season we have him in consideration, but we have respect for him, “he said after the clash against him. Seville.

The Uruguayan barely adds 645 minutes of play to date, in 22 games, only five of them as a starter, with one goal and one assist. A start match has not started since last January 31, against the Cadiz. And he has only completed three games this season.

And then, this tragic news of the death of his mother has led him to be more aware of the coming season, far from the Athletic, that of the present. “I would force myself to come to Boca. My dad, crying, told me that it was time to play in Boca, “he said in ESPN. “I told my representative as soon as my mother passed away: ‘I don’t want to go back to Europe, I want to play in Boca. ‘ But it’s not just because of the situation, nor the moment I’m going through, the town throws me and being with my family. I left very young. To be able to help, to be close to my family and my house … That being in Europe does not happen ”, said the midfielder.