Diego Simeones believes that releasing Costa was the best decision

Tue 29 December 2020 | 17:39

Diego Costa has a future in football, but releasing him at this time was a good decision considering everyone involved.

After releasing

Diego Costa


Atletico Madrid

before the end of his contract,

Diego simeone

said that the striker has a future in football, but the choice made is the best for everyone now.

He only scored twice in only seven appearances made. 

he was asked to leave Atletico, due to personal reasons.

"The club has been able to help him without being damaged and that generates peace of mind,

"You know that we love Diego, we have spent a lot of time together in the best way, we gave each other a lot and we have talked with him.

"He also has the need to find new challenges because he is well, strong and I cannot imagine another scenario other than him going on to do good things, because he is a fighter.

"[We want] to thank him, as with all the people who have given us their hearts, and Diego has been one of them from the sporting and human point of view. Said Diego simeone

"[I] hope that he finds the best way and to be able to hug each other when we meet again, since we have not seen each other for a couple of days because he did not come to train while he was negotiating. The most beautiful thing that remains is that we can hug each other when we see each other, celebrate and remember."


source: SportMob

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