Simeone: Atlético Madrid coach signs new contract until 2020

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The Argentine tactician has gone on to enjoy unprecedented success with Atleti, leading the club to their first La Liga title success (2013/14) in 18 years after remarkably upsetting the dominant duopoly of Real Madrid and Barcelona.

His honours with the club include a famous La Liga triumph in the 2013-14 season, in addition to a Copa del Rey title, the UEFA Super Cup and the Spanish Super Cup.

Atletico Madrid have made an official statement to confirm that Diego Simeone has committed his future to the club by signing a two-year extension on his current deal.

Simeone has also taken the team to two Champions League finals, but lost both. Our coach signed his new contract that links ties him to Atletico Madrid for two further seasons, until June 30, 2020.

Throughout his coaching career at Atletico, Simeone won 136 out of 214 La Liga matches; 20 of 37 Copa del Rey clashes and one out of four Spanish Super Cup duels.

The former Atletico player had indicated he would remain at the club at the end of the 2016-17 season, saying, "people continually ask me if I am going to stay".

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