CEO of Atletico Madrid confirms that Felix will be released in January.

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Portugal forward Joao Felix is ​​set to leave Atletico Madrid in January, Atletico CEO has confirmed. CEO Miguel Angel Kiel Marin has admitted that. The relationship between Diego Simeone and Joao Felix has been strained and that the departure from the football club during the 1990s. This January is very important for the Portugal forward. According to a report from Mundo Deportivo on Tuesday. 

Atletico Madrid made a club-record bid to sign Joao Felix, who arrived from Benfica in the summer of 2019 for €126m as a replacement for Antoine Griezmann. who moved to football with Barcelona for a fee of 120 million euros at that time. UFABET

However, Joao Felix failed at Atletico Madrid while Simeone also failed in trying to get the best out of the players. Because the Portuguese offensive line is unable to adapt to the philosophy of the Argentinian trainer. 

Meanwhile, the relationship between Simeone and Joao Felix has been quite strained for some time. And there are rumors that the players want to move away from the Atleti team in January. It has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester United. 

Recently, the CEO of the Bears team admitted. Joao Felix had a problem with the trainer according to real news. And the best course of action for everyone involved is to find a solution for the 23-year-old attacking line.

Kiel Marin told :

‘He’s the club’s biggest bet. I think he is the highest level in the world. But for many reasons it’s not worth moving on now. The relationship between the coach and him is not good. and his motivation is nonexistent.’ 

‘The only reasonable thing is to think he’s gone. Even if I want him to stay. But this is not the player’s idea.’

Considering the financial situation of the club. That is the best solution, as Joao Felix remains their most valuable asset. And can demand a large amount of compensation in exchange for releasing the Portuguese offensive line from the team. At the same time the Atleti team will be able to reduce the wage burden on the players as well.

Kiel Marin also discussed the future of the Argentinian trainer. Adding that ‘I think the Atletico Madrid fans have Diego in mind. What will happen in the future with Diego and we don’t know. And I must repeat that we both have grown a lot.’