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Arsenal’s target Diego Simeone who was tipped to take over reins of the club from Arsene Wenger is close to agreeing two-year deal with Atletico Madrid, according Spanish outlet AS via Football Weeks.
The Argentinian boss who earns £192,308-a-week with the Los Rojiblancos would have interest much Gunners fans had it been it was announced that he would be the club new manager for the upcoming season and beyond.
Anyway, Arsenal have offered Arsene Wenger a new two-year deal and the Frenchman will be the Gunners new boss for the upcoming season and the one after.
An agreement between the club and the Argentinian boss is expected to be reached within the coming months, as the La Liga giants are eager to tie him down to a longer contract amid reported interest from Ligue 1 side PSG, which was also cited by AS.
The 47-year-Old boss first arrived at Vicente Calderón, whom he registered 134 league appearances for, in 2011, and has since had a very brilliant run with the Los Rojiblancos, winning five trophies in his time with the club, including a league title in 2014 and the Europa League in 2012, along with series of brilliant performances in the Champions League. While in-charge, his side were UCL runners-up on two occasions in both 2014 and 2016.
If the Atletico Madrid do manage to tie him down for a further two years, you wouldn’t put it past the Madrid club winning more silverware in the years to come.