Koke is confident about his side’s ability to defend their title under Diego Simeone.
has talked about his side’s form in the new season, claiming that they are at a level to defend their title despite the opponents’ determination to win the title this term.
men will start their new campaign with an away clash against Celta Vigo, and they are preparing to repeat their successful season in the domestic competition.
Los Rojiblancos will be trying to defeat
again in the next 12 months, and their star Koke thinks that they are well prepared for the challenge.
“It will be an exciting year, we always want to have a great season, hopefully we can match last season and be champions again”,
he told an interview with the club website, as reported viaMarca
“But for that to happen, there is a lot of work to do.
“It has been a different preseason, but there is no excuse not to start well.
“We have adapt as quickly as possible and continue doing what we do well, which is compete, fight and win the games.”
Despite their goals, in the new season, Simeone’s men are already in trouble with fitness issues as Joao Felix has returned to the preseason late because of the operation he had while he was on national duty, and Felipe Monteiro’s situation is also unclear, so we have to wait and see if they will manage to overcome their rivals again or not.