— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) August 14, 2021
“It will be an exciting year, we always want to have a great season, hopefully we can match last season and be champions again”, he told an interview with the club website, as reported via Marca.
“But for that to happen, there is a lot of work to do.
“It has been a different preseason, but there is no excuse not to start well.
“We have adapt as quickly as possible and continue doing what we do well, which is compete, fight and win the games.”
Simeone faces a handful of fitness concerns ahead of the trip to Galicia this weekend with the Argentinian waiting on fitness updates on Felipe Monteiro and Joao Felix.
Felix returned late to preseason training following an operation, after featuring for Portugal at Euro 2020, and his starting first team comeback is expected to be delayed until later this month.
POSSIBLE ATLETICO MADRID STARTING XI V CELTA VIGO
Oblak; Perez, Hermoso, Gimenez; Carrasco, De Paul, Koke, Saul; Llorente, Suarez, Lemar