viernes, 23 de diciembre de 2011

Simeone the new coach of Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have hired Diego Pablo Simeone as new coach of the Atletico first team. The Argentinan coach has accepted the offer made to him on Thursday for the remainder of the season and another season. He arrives in the capital of Spain on Monday to begin work at the helm. His official presentation will take place on Tuesday, December 27th at 12:30 hours in the VIP Lounge Calderon.

Simeone is a connoisseur of red and white, to which he belonged as a player in two stinits (1994-97 and 2003-05) as part of the glorious squad that won the league and cup double in the 95-96 season. He debuted in 2006 as a coach on the bench for Racing de Avellaneda and in 2007 won the opening title in front of Estudiantes de la Plata. He later went to River Plate with the former Argentine Clausura champion in 2008, rising in 2009 to lead San Lorenzo de Almagro, who qualified for the Copa Sudamericana, and in January 2011 made ??the leap to Europe, saving the Italian club Catania from relegation from Serie A. In June he signed again for the Racing de Avellaneda, who he took to second place in the opening title and qualified for the Copa Sudamericana eight years after their last participation. Simeone split with Argentine club to becomes available to Atletico Madrid.

lunes, 12 de diciembre de 2011

Nicolas Anelka signs for Shanghai Shenhua

Shanghai Shenhua has reached an agreement with the French striker Nicolas Anelka from Chelsea to sign and incorporate him into its ranks starting January, although the contract is not signed yet, based on the information of the official Chinese press. "We have reached an agreement on all contract details and we are just waiting to sign it," the club spokesman said, Ma Yue, to the local newspaper "Shanghai Daily". The player, 32, will sign for 2 seasons.