How all this will affect the future of the Slovenian star: Jan Oblak continues with Diego Simeone, who has signed a new contract
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While many clubs are changing coaches like clockwork, Atletico Madrid is blindly trusting a professional who is on the bench of the club he also plays for. Jan Oblak has been in the team since 2011. But although there were suggestions a few months ago that El Cholo could say goodbye to the Spanish top-flight club at the end of the season, this will not be the case.
Jan Oblak and his teammates will continue to play under the guidance of the former top Argentine midfielder for some time to come, as Diego Simeone has signed a new contract with Atletico! The 53-year-old, who has also managed Catania in Europe, is now contracted to Atletico until 2027.
All of this raises the interesting question of how the extension of his cooperation with the coach will affect the future of the captain of the Slovenian national team. Jan Oblak has also been a member of Atletico for ages, having joined the club from Benfica in 2014.
In recent months, there has been much speculation in the foreign media that Jan Oblak could leave the Metropolitano soon, but Diego Simeone probably doesn’t want to see the goalkeeper who has contributed so much to the Argentine’s success as coach of the Madrid giants leave. Anyway, Diego Simeone has signed a new contract and who knows – maybe Jan Oblak will follow…
This text was automatically translated using AI.