Simeone sent a hint to Joao Félix before the match for the Spanish Super Cup

Atlético de Madrid It will be measured this Thursday, January 13, against the Athletic club for the second semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup at the King Fahd Stadium. The current champions of LaLiga Santander will seek to advance to the final of this tournament, but in front they will have the lions of Bilbao, who will defend their title obtained in the last edition.

Diego Pablo Simeone he wants this trophy, which he has not won since the 2014 season, when he beat Real Madrid. 24 players will be available for this duel with the Basque team. One of them is Joao Felix who in the last rojiblancos games he has not had many minutes despite his good performances in previous games.

The Argentine technical director was asked whether the young Portuguese would start as a starter and was concise in his response. “Of course he has possibilities because he is here in the squad and he is excited about this game that we have ahead of us. Keep talking about Joao is repetitive “ said the ‘Cholo’.

Likewise, he stressed the potential of the Lusitanian, but at the same time what he needs to consolidate. “(Joao) has everything to be an extraordinary footballer. It will depend absolutely on him, that he can confirm, demonstrate and sustain it “, specified the former Racing de Avellaneda technician.

Atlético Madrid vs. Athletic club They are measured this Thursday at 2.00 pm The meeting will be broadcast by DirecTV Sports. In addition, you can follow all incidents online through La República Deportes.