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Kondogbia facing his old club in his first big game

Fri 27 November 2020 | 18:24

Atletico Madrid’s Kondogbia is going to play as a starter against his former club.

After five straight wins in La Liga

Simeone’s

side is going to play against

Valencia

and he will use

Kondogbia

as a starter for the first time since his arrival against the player’s former club which makes it more significant for him.

Here is what Simeone Said about Kondogbia and their next match:

"Kondogbia has many possibilities to play on Saturday,

"He has been growing a lot in training and we need him to have a high intensity.

"He is a very strong player, very big and needs to have a very good physical condition [before playing at his best].

"Before coming with us he had a period of inactivity and little by little the player we were looking for is being found.”

He was also asked about

Atletico’s

number nine position with two of his strikers being in uncertain condition.

"Suarez is in the process of recovery, he will surely have little work left to do for him to be with us,

"The doctor will explain Diego's situation. Costa is very important to us both in the dressing room and on the pitch, we need him "

Simeone’s side have won their last 11 away matches in the league. And he has only lost two times out of his 21 clashes against Valencia as a manager.


source: SportMob