The Argentinian is not ruling out staying where he is after deciding to keep quiet on rumours he will join Inter Milan as coach. Diego Simeone is the father of Giovanni Simeone (Cagliari Calcio). 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[68][69] His third son, Giuliano, has been seen as a ball-boy for Atlético Madrid. In the domestic league, the team made an impressive start to the season, finishing the first half in second place, behind only Barcelona and above city rivals Real Madrid. Simeone said he did not want to "fossilise [himself] with a rigid tactic," saying managers cannot have a favourite formation "for the simple fact that we have to adapt not to what we like but to what we have to work with". The two holding midfielders provide the defensive muscle needed to win midfield battles. [64] Diego Godin has also said about his manager: ""The players would die for him [Simeone]. However, Simeone was able to rally his team at half-time and Godin's header in the second half gave them the much needed draw. [46], On 17 October 2020, Simeone reached his 200th win in the league during an away games against Celta Vigo. But Atletico Madrid's 48-year-old manager is also driven by something more profound than results at the highest level. Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid manager could get £10m-a-year at Inter Milan. In the semi-finals, Atlético defeated José Mourinho's Chelsea 3–1 at Stamford Bridge following a goalless draw at home to reach the Champions League final for only the second time in club history, the first being in 1974. After a rough start, the team made an impressive finish in the 2006 Clausura. Scopri le 110 storie che hanno reso l’Inter, l’Inter. it - en. While the season began with a defeat to Barça in the 2013 Supercopa de España, the team recorded eight-straight victories in La Liga, the best league start in club history. As a manager, Simeone has coached Argentine sides Racing Club, Estudiantes de La Plata, River Plate, San Lorenzo and Italian club Catania before joining Spanish club Atlético Madrid in 2011. Diego Simeone is obsessed with winning at all costs. Diego Pablo Simeone González (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ˈpaβlo simeˈone]; Italian pronunciation: [ˈdjeːɡo simeˈoːne]; born 28 April 1970), also known as El Cholo ([el ˈtʃolo]), is an Argentine football manager and former player, who played as a midfielder; he has been the manager of Atlético Madrid since December 2011. In the first half we did well. ADVERTISEMENT. Another importance difference at the Wanda has been Simeone's switch to a three-man defence, with Atleti regularly lining up in a 3-5-2 or 3-4-2-1 formation, as well as his traditional 4-4-2. There was an amazing collective effort from everyone. At Atlético, he was part of the team which won the double of the Liga title and Copa del Rey during the 1995–96 season. Scopri le 110 storie che hanno reso l’Inter, l’Inter. That is how you achieve things. [48], When he was manager at River Plate, a team graced with the attacking talents of Radamel Falcao, Alexis Sánchez, Ariel Ortega, Mauro Rosales, Diego Buonanotte, Augusto Fernández and Sebastián Abreu, Simeone played an aggressive 3–3–1–3 formation reminiscent of those used by influential manager (and Simeone's mentor) Marcelo Bielsa. In response, Atlético acquired striker Mario Mandžukić from Bayern Munich, goalkeeper Jan Oblak from Benfica and forwards Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad and Ángel Correa from San Lorenzo, and recovered young midfielder Saúl who was on loan at Rayo Vallecano. [57] His players stayed compact and narrow when defending, with the widemen – two of Ezequiel Schelotto, Giuseppe Mascara, Raphael Martinho and Alejandro Gómez – expected to drop back and tuck in when out of possession; meanwhile, playmaker Ricchiuti and the central striker – more often than not López – moved back into midfield rather than pressing the centre-backs, with the aim being preventing simple passes into the middle of the pitch. Prima o poi... "Simeone, alle origini del Cholo: da Pisa a Catania, dall'Inter alla Lazio leader nato", "Bergomi: "Lippi cacciò Simeone, nessuno capì. Inter Milan and Juventus are 'planning to swoop for Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix' after seeing him publicly air his frustrations with manager Diego Simeone. Ces 3 saisons auront marquées Diego Simeone, pour qui les supporters lui vouent une véritable admiration. [51][52] In defense, the key idea is to force opponents into wide areas, gain numerical dominance in the ball's zone and steal the ball or force the opponent into a backward pass. Simeone is also expected to snub their advances and stay in Madrid. During his time as manager of Atlético Madrid, he has placed emphasis on creating chances from set-pieces, while not allowing the opponent to create chances from set-pieces. Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone will return to coach Inter in the future, according to his son and Fiorentina forward Giovanni. DIEGO SIMEONE and Antonio Conte are wanted by Inter Milan - and they're ready to spend big to get one of them. During the 1998 World Cup, England's David Beckham was sent off for kicking Simeone in retaliation for a foul (see also Argentina–England football rivalry). He gives belief that we can compete against much bigger teams. On 18 May, Simeone became head coach of Estudiantes de La Plata and soon led them to their first league title in 23 years after defeating Boca Juniors 2–1 in a final match played on 13 December 2006. A Juve loss at rainy Perugia coupled with Lazio's comfortable home win over Reggina at the Stadio Olimpico ensured Simeone's first Serie A title. Simeone is often considered to be a legendary figure in the history of Atlético Madrid, due to his achievements as a player and manager with them.[3][4][5]. In this formation, the two wingers move inside and act like attacking midfielders, creating space for the full backs and fluidity in the attack, effectively being a 4–2–2–2 when the team is on the offensive. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Suspendu, Diego Simeone ne sera pas sur le banc mercredi, mais son aura pèsera fortement sur la finale. Despite playing with ten men, without their manager at the bench, with most players in makeshift positions, and enjoying only 24% of ball possession, the team lost neither its shape nor its composure, eventually holding out to a 1–1 draw that was enough for them to progress to the final. Diego Simeone, Midfielder: His career, technical characteristics, statistics and number of appearances. Simeone played two seasons in Seville, after which he was signed by Atlético Madrid. No one expected Real Madrid and Inter Milan to be struggling halfway through the group stage. Select from premium Diego Simeone Inter of the highest quality. INTER MILAN are ready to pay an unbelievable £42.5million to beat Arsenal to Diego Simeone, according to reports. Et toujours selon Diario Gol, un club est prêt à en profiter : l'Inter Milan. Cagliari coach Eusebio Di Francesco could have Giovanni Simeone, Nahitan Nandez and Diego Godin available against Inter this weekend. Was Antonio Conte subdued during Chelsea’s defeat against Manchester United? He's a young guy with a bright future. Compact. In an October 2006 poll in the sports daily Olé, Simeone was voted as the best manager in the Argentine league. The side had gone close to the Scudetto in the season before Simeone's arrival and he helped deliver the championship after a season, where Juventus led the standings by two points going into the last day. L'Inter Milan serait prêt à offrir 50 millions d'euros de salaire à Diego Simeone pour en faire son entraîneur, selon la Gazzetta dello Sport . Diego Simeone a clarifié la situation sur son avenir après les propos de son fils l'envoyant à l'Inter Milan. On 15 December 2007, Simeone was unveiled as the new River Plate coach, succeeding Daniel Passarella. This included a 1–0 away win at the Santiago Bernabéu against Real Madrid, making Simeone the first Atlético manager since Claudio Ranieri in 1999 to record a league victory there. In total, he played in 165 matches for Atlético, scoring 31 goals. Detaillé. Atlético had defeated PSV on penalties during the round of 16, beat defending champions Barcelona 3–2 on aggregate and favourites Bayern Munich 2–2, going through on away goals, setting up a repeat of the 2014 final again facing Real Madrid. Our. Diego Simeone. Compact. When the ball is won, the team attack as a unit, deploying their fluid 4–2–2–2 formation, with the forwards often shifting to the flanks to create even more space. The matches against Slovakia League (22 June 1995, Mendoza), in which Simeone scored 1 goal, and against Poland B League (20 June 1996, Tucumán), in which Simeone also scored 1 goal, were originally considered full international matches by the Argentine FA, but later removed from the list of official matches. He was a member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, as one of the three over-23 players allowed per squad. The match ended 1–1 after extra time leading to a penalty shootout. Simeone later said he simulated the injury from the kick in order to get Beckham sent off. Diego Simeone a évo [63] "Simeone taught us to enjoy suffering," Arda Turan said in 2015, supporting this feeling that the Argentinean coach is a man who takes the best things out of bad situations. Atlético was also the team with the most clean sheets in their games. [70], On 12 September 2020, Simeone tested positive for COVID-19. Simeone used to play for Inter and has impressed the club's wealthy Chinese owners with his success at Atletico Madrid. [29], On 23 December 2011, Simeone was unveiled as the new Atlético Madrid coach, succeeding Gregorio Manzano, who had been dismissed the day before following defeat to third-tier Albacete in the Copa del Rey.