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Atletico chief confirms coach Simeone will continue with club

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Madrid, June 7: Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo reassured the football club’s fans by saying that Argentine Diego Simeone will continue to coach the team until his 4-year contract expires. When asked about the team’s preparations for the next football season, Cerezo on Monday said that Atletico are looking for a striker, as well as other options.

Cerezo avoided commenting on possible talks with Benfica’s Argentine midfielder Nico Gaitan, while he said the club plans to purchase a striker who scores a lot of goals and will help the team win a lot of trophies.

When asked about renewing the contract of home grown forward Ferndo Torres, Cerezo said that negotiations are still ongoing but are expected to conclude soon. IANS

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