first_img“I know Cholo likes it. He would fit in Atlético”“Alexis is still a top player“he stated in Cooperative Radio the triple league champion with Universidad de Chile and today player representative, Leo Rodríguez. “The problem is that it lacks continuity, at Inter you play with another system. At this time, you have to go to a club where the coach wants it and the system benefits him, “he continued. And he entered the name of the Cholo.” I know he likes it. And in a team from the Atlético line, he could play and have continuity, “he concluded. The future of Alexis Sánchez (31 years old) is in the air. Inter Milan have already announced that they will not exercise the purchase option on their loan. An ankle injury has kept him from continuity. He will return to Manchester United, a club in which he has not convinced yet (five goals in 45 games), much as now Solskjaer come to his defense: “It will show that you were all wrong.” But the reality is different. Two years after he paid 29.2 million euros for his transfer, he is looking for a destination. One of the options that sounds is Qatar, according to The Telegraph. Another could be Atlético. That at least points from his country, Chile.Cholo has always chewed his name, he has always followed him closely, he has always loved him on his team. Regardless of what the numbers say (a goal in 13 games at Inter, for example), Cholo knows. And he knows why experience tells him: no coach was able to get as much performance out of him as Simeone himself, in River, 2007-2008 season. “Alexis Sánchez is an extraordinary player, what more could I say about him. I love him a lot, because I had him when he was just a boy,” the Argentine coach defended in 2018. Now, in the midst of the global pandemic caused by Covid- 19, with Atlético drowned economically and a summer with ‘low cost’ signings, The name of the Chilean appears again linked to the future of Simeone. It is good, experienced and cheap. Interest is a repeat offender. last_img read more