SKY SPORTS NEWS: Breaking news has come to us today from Spain as Diego Simeone has today left Atletico Madrid with immediate effect. This has shocked the world of football as Simeone we are hearing had a huge bust up with the board yesterday and has today been let go. Atletico Madrid was this season looking to try and compete with the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid for the number 1 spot. This has surely put a spanner in the works of the clubs pre-season planning.
A few names have been floating around already with Andre Villas Boas being named the early favourite with most bookmakers also Ronaldo and Michael Laudrup have all been mentioned. The board have already indicated they want a young manager who will bring the fans fun attacking football this season.
A lot of fans protested today against the sacking of Diego Simeone as they believe the club has taken a step back. A lot of fans was also on a rampage of appointing AVB as they think he is not the man to take this club on to the next level.
This is the club statement that has been made today – “We are sorry to say that Diego Simeone has now left Atletico Madrid due to unprofessional behaviour in recent days. We will be looking for a new manager to take the hot seat for the new season and already have a shortlist we will look at straight away, We urge the fans to please be patient while we appoint the new manager and have faith in us”
We will bring you the news as it comes from Spain.