Reports that Atletico Madrid administrator Diego Simeone is in talks with the club over a new arrangement with a bonanza pay-rise are untrue, the club accept accept accepted to ESPN FC.
Marca and added Spanish outlets had claimed that talks amid drillmaster and club, which had amorphous aftermost summer, were abutting to actuality finalised — and the new accord would see the Argentine earning added than advanced Antoine Griezmann’s bacon of over €20 actor a year.
However, an Atletico agent has told ESPN FC that “there are no accessible negotiations yet for Simeone’s new arrangement and the accord amid club and drillmaster is total. Both abandon accede that now is not the moment to sit bottomward to talk.”
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Simeone’s deal, which runs until June 30, 2020, was agreed in September 2017. The 48-year-old said at that time that his accommodation to assurance had been based on the aggregation befitting authority of stars including Griezmann, Koke and Saul Niguez.
Simeone has been Atletico administrator for about eight years, which makes him the longest confined drillmaster in La Liga. He has won eight trophies including the 2013-14 La Liga title, 2013 Copa del Rey and the Europa League in 2012 and 2018.
Despite an inconsistent alpha to the 2018-19 campaign, Atletico could go top of the Primera Division table with a achievement over leaders Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday.
Simeone’s ancillary are additionally able-bodied set for advance in the Champions League, accepting avenged a 4-0 accumulation defeat at Borussia Dortmund with a 2-0 achievement over the Bundesliga ancillary beforehand this month.