What about Saponjic?

Two days after the transfer market closes the Atlético de Madrid keep working on exits. This Saturday closed the Nehuén Pérez and Arias is already in grenade to close its assignment to grenade. But what about Saponjic?

The Serbian striker is still on the mattress squad but does not count for Diego Pablo Simeone. The Argentine coach has already explained on several occasions that he has already spoken with the player and has made his position clear.

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A position that is reflected in your decisions. This summer Saponjic has only played a few minutes in preseason in the first game against him. Numantia. All this, despite the fact that the forwards did not join until the end of the preseason. strap and Luis Suarez have been the last to arrive and Joao Felix he has not yet been able to play due to his injury. Homegrown players like Giuliano, Sergio Camello or Borja Garcés they have been headlines ahead of the Serbian.

And it is that in the planning of the establishment it does not have any consideration for the technician as he dropped in the press conference prior to the Elche when he spoke of the option of hiring one more striker. “When we prepare a squad we do it thinking about having two players per place. In the squads we seek to compensate competitions. If in the end it cannot arrive we will look for a solution as we have always done.”

The arrival of Matheus Cunha closes the doors even more Saponjic to have minutes with him Atlético de Madrid. Now Simeone has four forwards as they are Luis Suárez, Joao Félix, Correa and now Cunha. In the event that they could not play, he has already bet on players such as Marcos Llorente placeholder image or Carrasco. Behind it has options of homegrown players such as Giuliano and Camel… So few options you have …

Ivan Saponjic during a training session with Atlético de Madrid.

Ivan Saponjic during a training session with Atlético de Madrid.

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Despite all this it seems that the player is going to start La Liga in the Atlético de Madrid. Neither the club nor the player have received offers that seduce him to leave in the form of assignment or transfer. If there are no last minute surprises, he will stay in the squad.

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