Simeone thanks backroom staff

Diego Simeone has highlighted the work done by Atletico Madrid's background staff, as they go into the final two weeks' of the season.

The capital club face Mallorca on Sunday safe in the knowledge that they will be playing in the Champions League next term.

And after last weekend's Copa del Rey win, the Argentine Coach has thanked the players and the staff for their efforts.

“I am the head of the staff, but there are many people that allow this club and this team to continue to grow,” he told a Press conference.

“We work very well together. I am happy to be here with them.

“Hopefully we can improve on what we've done this season and carry on growing as a team.

“We were able to fight for the title until February and reached the Cup final thanks to some big wins against Real Betis and Sevilla.”

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