Diego Simeone praised Héctor Herrera as an Atlético de Madrid player, in the farewell of the Mexican who will leave for the Houston Dynamo in the MLS
Diego Pablo Simeoncoach of Atletico Madridwas full of praise for the Mexican Hector Herrera and the Uruguayan Luis Suarezwho said goodbye to the club this Sunday in the match with Sevilla (1-1) and praised “the absolute respect” of Herrera and the “hierarchy” of Suárez, whom he wished “the best”
“First, I want to value the event organized by the Athletic. That gives us growth. It has been repeated on other occasions with other footballers and that generates growth as an institution,” said the coach.
Simeone pointed out, of blacksmith, that “he has not played what he would have wanted”. “She has had admirable respect,” she commented.
From Suarez, indicated: “Total gratitude because he came to seek to remain in force.” “He helped us and we helped him win the league. He was decisive due to his hierarchy and forcefulness in front of goal and this season, despite not having played as much as he would have liked, he is still the scorer. Wish the best to an excellent person and soccer player”.
About the year of Athleticthe coach indicated that they should talk and improve things.
“I have a lot of self-criticism and very clear in what I have failed,” he said. “Excuses are useless. It has been an irregular year. We all have responsibilities in not having gone further, beyond having fulfilled the club’s objective. We need to talk and improve what we believe in to continue competing well. We approach Madrid and also to Barcelona, but others, such as Betis, Villarreal, Sevilla, are also approaching us”.
On the other hand, Simeone responded forcefully to the direct question of whether he will continue next year in the Atletico Madridonce this Sunday they have said goodbye to the club both Luis Suarez What Hector Herrera.
“Nothing to object to. Calm down. We will continue here,” the coach briefly sentenced when questioned about his continuity and thus settling any possible debate about his future,” he concluded.