The Atlético de Madrid Board of Directors, meeting this Wednesday morning, “has decided to formally communicate to the Super League and the rest of the founding clubs its decision not to finally formalize its adherence to the project,” the club announced in an official statement on its website.
The first team of the mattress team, as well as its coach, Diego Pablo Simeone, have welcomed the final decision of the club, beyond assuming that if it had been carried out they would have had to fulfill their professional commitments.
“Going deep is not the case, but there were doubts that he transmitted to us about this situation and what happened afterwards when several teams left The league. A little in communion with what he was telling him after the game, that the best decision for him Athletic. It is a good look towards our people, towards the family, employees, leaders, players and all those around the Athletic“, he pointed Simeone at a press conference.
“Understand what I said. It was quite clear, concrete and authentic. There is nothing to hide. I was one of the first to be consulted after the game, I said that I was confident that the club would choose the best for the club. This situation is good for everyone ”, added Cholo.
In addition, he has no doubt that what happened will serve to reach a meeting point that improves the situation. “I have no doubt that in the face of seismic movements like this one that has occurred, something will change for the better. When there are movements, the parties will have to get closer and find what everyone wanted previously, ”he explained.
In his statement, the Athletic He pointed out that “the first team’s squad and their coach have shown their satisfaction with the club’s decision, understanding that sporting merits must prevail over any other criteria.”