Simeone hails Adan

first_imgAtletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has hailed new signing Antonio Adan for his penalty heroics, according to ESPN.Simeone hailed his new signing’s impact after he helped the Rojiblancos get past English side Arsenal during their penalty shootout win.Adan who once played for great rivals Real Madrid joined Atletico this summer and his new manager is pleased with the progress the 31-year-old is making so far.Speaking at the postgame conference at the Singapore National Stadium, Simeone said: Adan has gotten off on the right foot, he responded well when he called upon him in this game.”“He has a lot of experience which will be good for the team and his incorporation has been positive.”New Atletico signing Rodrigo also made his debut in the game. The ex-Villarreal man returned to his boyhood club on a deal thought to be around €20million.Gerard Pique, Neymar, BarcelonaLa Liga Betting: Match-day 4 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Despite it being very early into La Liga season, both Barcelona and Real Madrid have had unprecedented starts to their campaigns. With this in…“Rodrigo has done very well since he arrived at the club. He provides options for us and offers competition to the likes of Saul, Koke and Thomas,” Simeone mentioned about his new recruit.All of the youth players who have made the trip down to Singapore also featured in the game against Arsenal, as the coach hailed the attitude of his young team.“I am very happy with the young lads, we’ve been working with them to integrate them into the group, a group that has been together for seven years.”“I’m sure they know the Primera Division isn’t too far away and they never can tell what’ll happen if they take their chances.”Simeone is expected to also give his youngsters more playing opportunity when they come up against PSG on Monday.Atletico will be hoping to have their first team squad available for their preseason friendly against Inter Milan on August 11 at the Wanda Metropolitano.last_img

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