Diego Simeone demanded he will protect disagreeable star forward Antoine Griezmann "until the very end"
Atletico Madrid mentor Diego Simeone demanded he will protect disagreeable star forward Antoine Griezmann "until the very end", as long as he remains an Atletico player, after Saturday's 0-0 draw against neighborhood equals Real Madrid.
Griezmann betrayed enthusiasm from Manchester United to sign another agreement after Atletico lost an interest against a move boycott in June.
Be that as it may, the French worldwide, who has been Atletico's best scorer for as long as three seasons, has gotten only three times so far this battle and not in any way in his last eight diversions at club level.
In spite of his poor frame, Griezmann has kept on being connected to different clubs, including Barcelona, and he was scoffed off by substantial segments of the Atletico fanbase when he was substituted by Simeone 15 minutes from time.
"For whatever length of time that somebody is in my family, I am with them until the very end. I have dependably been that way and I'm not going to change at about 50," said Simeone.
"Every one of the players need to show up and not simply Griezmann."
Atletico were again left to lament their absence of heartlessness before objective as Angel Correa and Griezmann's substitution Kevin Gameiro left behind the best odds of a firmly challenged derby.
"I am never going to talk severely of a partner and even less of Griezmann," included Atletico appropriate back Juanfran.
"The issue is he has set the bar so high finished the previous two years.
"In the event that Correa's or Gameiro's possibility goes in we are discussing how well the group played and not Antoine."
Genuine Madrid were managed a blow when chief Sergio Ramos (C) must be supplanted at half-time against Atletico Madrid with a presumed broken nose
In any case, a stalemate left Barcelona the huge champs of the day as the La Liga pioneers moved 10 focuses clear of both Real and Atletico with a 3-0 triumph prior on Saturday over Leganes.
"Ten focuses is a ton yet that will change without a doubt on the grounds that Barca won't generally win and we will be in the running," demanded Real supervisor Zinedine Zidane.
"The main thing we needed was an objective. I can't censure the players for anything today around evening time since we merited more.
"We should be tolerant on the grounds that we are in good shape."
Genuine, however, were managed a further blow as commander Sergio Ramos must be supplanted at half-time with a speculated broken nose.
"It is a crack. He has a cut and I think it is broken," included Zidane.
"Despite everything we don't know to what extent he will be out."