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Simeone: Atletico Madrid manager signs two-year contract extension

Simeone: Atletico Madrid manager signs two-year   contract extension
MADRID: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has signed a two-year contract extension with the Spanish club.
The 47-year-old Argentine, whose previous deal was due to expire at the end of the season, has committed to the club until June 2020.
He is the longest-serving current La Liga manager, having been appointed in 2011.
Also a former Atletico player, Simeone led the club to the Spanish league title in 2014.
His side finished Champions League runners-up twice - in 2014 and 2016, both times losing to city rivals Real Madrid - but also won the Europa League in 2012 and the Spanish Cup in 2013.
Atletico began this season with a 2-2 draw at newly promoted Girona, before thrashing Las Palmas 5-1. They next play away to Valencia on Saturday.
Simeone originally agreed a deal that ran until 2020 two years ago, in March 2015, but he and the club agreed to a two-year reduction in September 2016.

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