Atleti ‘have met expectations’

Former Atletico Madrid defender and current director Clemente Villaverde says that the club have already ‘met all the expectations that were asked of them’.

Atleti head into next week’s Copa del Rey Final against Real Madrid having virtually secured third place in La Liga and a return to the Champions League. It follows on from last year’s Europa League triumph and August’s UEFA Super Cup win.

“I believe the team comes into the Cup final well after a very intense season in which they have met all the expectations we had for them,” commented Villaverde to reporters this week.

“We can still top it by ending it with a title, according to what we have been showing all season.

“The last few finals we have played,  we have won them all. Hopefully we will maintain the level of confidence and preparation we have had in the past for this final.”

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