Futre: “I assumed João Félix was going to go get the ball for the penalty and he did not. Be careful…”
The merciless elimination of Atlético de Madrid from the Champions League final night time has prompted a shake within the rojiblanco group. One of many points that has transcended essentially the most is João Félix’s lack of minutes (he jumped within the 87th minute) in such a transcendental sport for the Civitas Metropolitano group, that they wanted a objective to remain alive within the group stage. However his chilly relationship with Cholo Simeone has meant that the younger Portuguese has ceased to be necessary on the pitch.
This example was addressed by an Atlético de Madrid legend to the microphones of El Larguero de la Cadena Ser a couple of minutes after the purple and white elimination was accomplished. Paulo Futre chatted with Manu Carreño to research Atlético’s merciless exit from the Champions League and, moreover, João Félix’s scenario. “I am anxious as a result of I assumed João was a punishment, a father-son relationship… However now I am anxious. I assumed it was a punishment, the child has been months, he did not prepare, he did not do issues… However I believe not. So long as João is right here, I do not know what’s going to occur. The sensation is that one thing has been damaged, in any other case you do not play essentially the most gifted participant for 3, 4 minutes when it’s worthwhile to win. It is clear. I believe he’s a bit on the restrict”, assured the previous Portuguese soccer participant.
After all, Futre was shocked by a key truth in yesterday’s sport, the utmost penalty launched by Carrasco. “When it was the penalty, I believe there are conditions during which you need to have balls to shoot it. However I assumed João was going to go catch the ball and shoot. And he hasn’t. Watch out… ”, she declared within the microphones of Cadena Ser.
Across the determine of Cholo Simeone, Futre was stuffed with reward for the Argentine coach. “It’s a delusion. He might have put Joao in earlier than, positive. However Simeone is a delusion and the mattress myths don’t contact. He might be so long as he desires. I’ll all the time be grateful to Cholo. I’ll always remember how the group was. We had nightmares about hell. And now it continues that with him we will win the Champions League”, he said.
To complete, the red-and-white legend revealed the recommendation he gave João Félix to repair his scenario at Atlético de Madrid. “I’ve informed you earlier than, ‘you need to work more durable than ever, to have any likelihood. I do not know what’s going to occur in January, however give it your all till January’”, concluded Futre.