The management of Atletico has been assigned one task by Diego Simeone, to bring him Thiago Almada who is a young offensive midfielder of Velez.
He is also named as the successor of the great Juan Roman Riquelme by Argentine media.
Over the ten years, the offensive midfielder who has been a member of the cult Argentine club is 19-year-old. Immediately after joining the club’s senior two years ago, he became a starter and their main player.
At present, he is a member of the Argentine U-20 team for which he has played seven games (one hit). This season he has accumulated 25 appearances, five goals, and two assists in all Almada competitions.
The management of Atletico sent an official offer of 22 million euros because Simone is impressed with the young player.