Diego Simeone signs two – years extension deal with Atlentico Madrid till 2022

The Argentine has put pen to paper on a two-year extension contract that purportedly makes him the top earner at the Liga club, in front of Antoine Griezmann.

Diego Simeone has marked another contract that will keep him at Atletico Madrid until 2022, the Liga club have reported.

Simeone’s old deal was set to expire in 2020 however he has concurred new terms that purportedly makes him Atletico’s best worker, with a pay higher even than that of star forward Antoine Griezmann.

The news comes after he broadened his deal by two years in September 2017, having prior consented to diminish the length of his contract not long after Atletico’s thrashing in the 2016 Champions League last.

The Argentine is the best head mentor in Atletico history, having driven the club to seven titles amid his seven-year deal.

August’s UEFA Super Cup triumph over opponents Real Madrid added to their past achievement in the challenge in 2012, just as a prop of Europa League titles, one Copa del Rey and a Supercopa de Espana.

He likewise drove Atletico to the Champions League last twice, just beaten by Real Madrid twice in 2014 and 2016.

Simeone’s best accomplishment at the club remains the 2013-14 La Liga title and his side are in the chase to test champions Barcelona again this season.

Simeone’s side presently sit third in the La Liga table, one point behind second-put Real Madrid after their thrashing in the Madrid derby a week ago.

Atletico will confront Juventus in the first round of Champions League knockout stages.

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