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Why Depay turned Simeone’s ‘new Diego Costa’ at Atletico Madrid in a bid to ‘overlook’ Suarez

The former Barcelona ahead is Atletico Madrid’s new signing of the season


I nonetheless do not know what the winnings are La Liga because the starting of the 12 months, Madrid is athletic returns to the sector for the race this Saturday (21) and will get Real Valladolidfrom 2:30 p.m. (Brazil time), s Live streaming by means of ESPN on Star+. It is A mattress arrives for the assembly in excessive spirits after formally signing former Barcelona striker Memphis Depay.

After liberating the attackers Joao Felix and Mateus Cunha to Premier Leaguethe place they at the moment work Chelsea and Wolverhamptontechnician respectively Diego Simeone left with decreased alternatives for the sector, leaving solely Alvaro Morata, Antoine Griezmann and Angel Correa.

In addition, the Dutchman is one other try for Athletics “overlook ceaselessly Luis Suarezthe newest profitable striker who’s at the moment in Brazil the place he performs for Guild.

Since the Uruguayan left, the membership have been unable to discover a appropriate alternative, together with Cunha himself, signed by Hertha Berlinhowever who fell out of favor with the colchoneros.

And in accordance to ‘Cholo’ Simeone, Memphis has every part to succeed in Madrid as he resembles the traits of the Brazilian naturalized Spaniard Diego Costawho had a profitable spell at the membership, profitable, amongst different titles, LaLiga twice (2013/14 and 2020/21), King’s Cup (2012/13) and a Europa League (2017/18).

“He (Memphis) can play as a striker or as a second striker. I see him as (former Atletico striker Diego) Costa, who began as a central striker however ended up as a second striker due to his explosive play, power and good ending. Memphis has confirmed, particularly in France and in his first 12 months at Barca, that he has good outcomes,” mentioned the Argentine coach at a press convention final Friday (20).

“We are working to restore the participant he was Lyon, the place he confirmed his bodily power and expertise. We will work to assist him attain his finest type and he in return offers us what we would like from him.”

With two spells at Atletico de Madrid, Diego Costa, who’s now there Wolves with Kunya, performed 215 video games and scored 83 targets. Numbers which might be expressive for the athlete who even went by means of Spanish nationwide staff.

Suarez, for his half, spent simply over a season and a half in Athletics and, taking part in as No. 9, recorded 34 targets in 83 video games, being 21 scored in the membership’s first 12 months (2020/21) after additionally leaving Barca in addition to Memphis.

To have a profitable spell in Madrid, the Dutchman will want to carry out a lot better than he did at the Camp Nou. Just over one season Memphis performed 42 matches, scored 14 targets and even offered two assists.

In the present marketing campaign, he has change into a supporting participant below the command of Javi Hernandez, as he solely performed 4 of the 26 matches performed by Blaugrana in the 2022/23 season.

The deal may attain €4m, round R$22.5m at present figures. Striker’s contract Dutch choice like Barca ended in June 2023, after arriving at Camp Nou on a free switch in July 2021having handed by means of PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United and Lyon.

The Dutchman has signed till the tip of the present European season however will stay at Atletico de Madrid for 2 extra seasons, in accordance to the settlement signed with Barcelona.

Where to watch Atletico Madrid vs Real Valladolid?

Madrid is athletic x Real Valladolid will likely be broadcast stay ESPN on Star+this Saturday (21), at 14:30 (Brazilian time).

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