Diego Simeone offers unsure replace on Joao Felix’s future amid Barcelona hyperlinks

Diego Simeone has insisted that ‘no person is extra vital than the membership’ when quizzed on Joao Felix’s future at Atletico Madrid.

Felix spent the second half of final season on mortgage at Chelsea and has been linked with a everlasting transfer away from Atletico this summer season, with Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona probably the most notable events which are fascinated by his companies.

The ahead not too long ago sparked fury at Atleti by publicly admitting he want to to hitch Barcelona, resulting in livid demonstrations from followers.

In an interview with AS, Simeone declined to offer a particular response to questions over Felix’s future however warned the Portugal worldwide that ‘no person is larger than the membership’.

“The primary focus is the crew,” he stated. “It’s regular that within the press the main target is on whether or not he stays or leaves. I already stated that there’s no-one extra vital than the membership, with no exceptions. It’s inconceivable to be clearer than that.”


Felix joined Los Rojiblancos again in 2019 for an astonishing £103m, and though he has not lived as much as his price ticket up to now, Simeone didn’t need to criticise the 23-year-old.

“He has his taking part in traits, he has given his all, he has made an effort to work effectively with what he has, and what we demanded of him,” Simeone mirrored. “I can’t have any complaints about his effort as a result of he has given what he might give.

“He has extraordinary capacity, now we have talked about it a billion instances. You see him and he has header, shot with the left, with the proper, good spin, one on one… Is there time [for Felix to succeed at Atletico]? It’s lower than me, ask him and his consultant.”


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