Football: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone puts pen to paper on 2-year contract extension till 2020

Atletico Madrid's Argentinian head coach Diego Pablo Simeone addresses a press conference after leading a team's training session at Cerro del Espino sport complex in Majadahonda, outside Madrid, Spain on Aug 25, 2017.
Atletico Madrid's Argentinian head coach Diego Pablo Simeone addresses a press conference after leading a team's training session at Cerro del Espino sport complex in Majadahonda, outside Madrid, Spain on Aug 25, 2017.PHOTO: EPA

Madrid (AFP) - Diego Simeone is set to remain as Atletico Madrid coach until 2020 after agreeing a two-year extension to his contract, the Spanish LaLiga side announced on Tuesday.

"The renewal of Diego Pablo Simeone is now a reality," Atletico said in a statement.

"Our coach has signed a new contract that ties him to Atletico Madrid for two more seasons, until June 30, 2020."