It is becoming clearer. For fewer available players Simeone has, he never has a chance. The Atlético de Madrid He has already been appointed to leave the club and knows that he will lose money.
We talk about Vitolo, who has never convinced since he signed for Atlético de Madrid from Sevilla. Simeone already seems to have thrown in the towel with him. He prefers to give up making more changes than giving him minutes even when he has to solve the bad game of the team.
Aware that the footballer has few opportunities and in the belief that the player could give a quality leap to his squad, the West Ham He knocks on the door of Atlético de Madrid to inquire about the canary.
This is assured by some English media that report that the London team intends to recover the best Vitolo.
Vitolo He has barely intervened in three games so far this calendar year. And in none of them did he stand out, also having a small amount of minutes.
Injuries have also been a constant throughout his career at Atlético de Madrid, but the truth is that when Simeone gave him more ball, the player did not respond.
The payment of the termination clause of 38 million euros In the old LaLiga headquarters -even the extreme himself had to go there to formalize his separation from Sevilla- he completed one of the most desired objectives by Simeone, to the point that the Madrid club varied a renewal that they already took for granted in the entity Andalusian on July 10, 2017 to sign him a day later.
Almost four years later, close to leaving Atlético last January market heading to Villarreal, upon reuniting with Unai Emery, the coach with whom he stood out the most in his career with Sevilla, he is an irrelevant footballer today in Simeone’s eleven, whose determination in his incorporation has nothing to do with the confidence and the path, scarce, that he has given later.