Atlético de Madrid’s perfect storm

“I don’t like when they say that we are on the ground, it can always be worse, you have to make sure that you are better and that the only way out of these situations is to be together. The inclusion of all of us, the club, the people and us, is the way we would should carry with what is left”.

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This is how Diego Simeone spoke about what he expects now Atletico Madridin the press room Until Dragao. And that’s it Atletico Madrid He achieved his worst European result in the Diego Simeone era. In 2017, they were also eliminated in the group stage, but entered the Europa League, which they won in 2018. This time, they did not even reach the second continental competition.

A long campaign and doubts

As if that wasn’t enough, the team is nine points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid, and eight behind second-placed FC Barcelona. So, far from fighting for the championship, their fight will be to keep that third place, along with the competition for the Copa del Rey, without skipping rounds like the participants in the Spanish Super Cup.

Goals for which the rojiblancos will fight, but now smaller. With the long weeks since January, the competition returns after the World Cup. And above all, the most worrying, with divided fans and numerous doubts in all fields, of all kinds. Starting with the coach, who no longer seems untouchable, as well as numerous famous players.

For this reason, in the coming weeks there will be rumors about possible signings and departures that should happen within this club. Expected changes in the composition starting from the release, but also the economic situation that does not allow great joy. The Perfect Storm.

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