Simeone isn’t the right manager to replace Wenger

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Is he the right man to replace Wenger at Arsenal?

Date: 28th April 2014 at 5:59pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

The admiration for Diego Simeone is understandable. The Argentine has experienced a meteoric rise since arriving in Europe as manager of Atletico Madrid, a club who he long tried to convince he was the right man for the job. The 14-year wait Atletico fans had to endure to see their side beat local rivals Real Madrid would have been worth it when it eventually came in the final of the Copa Del Rey. Imagine the euphoria if Gabi, club captain, lifts one of either the league title or the European Cup next month. The Simeone effect has been remarkable, reshaping the top of La Liga’s table to include a previously unheard of third in the title race. Against Valencia at the Mestalla on Sunday afternoon, Atletico fans were in good voice in the away section – also practically unheard of at this stage of the season. Simeone did what he could to convince fans that the trip was worth it, indirectly hinting that their continued support was vital to the cause. The ... Read More


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