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Simeone: Atletico’s ESL exit was the best decision

Wed 21 April 2021 | 15:56

Diego Simeone was pleased with Atletico Madrid’s decision to pull out from the European Super League.

Atletico Madrid

were among the founding members of the ESL that was announced last weekend.

UEFA threatened to ban the 12 clubs and their players from their own competition and the plans are now on the verge of collapse.

All the

Premier League

clubs involved withdrew, with Atletico Madrid releasing a statement confirming their exit as well.

He (Gil Martin) told us about the doubts there were with the situation and what happened last night and the decision to leave the Super League,”

Simeone told



“We understand the withdrawal is a nod to our people and above all the Atletico family.

“I was one of the first to be consulted after the match (last weekend) and I said I was confident the club would decide the best for the club and that has no happened.

“This (the exit) is good for everyone.”

Los Rojiblancos will lock horns with Huesca tomorrow and plan to hold off

Real Madrid

’s race for the La Liga title.

source: SportMob