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With the departure of Boubacar Kamara, free party for Aston Villa, OM went in search of a new defensive midfielder. This has still not happened, and it is not easy for Pablo Longoria. The Marseille president certainly thinks he has completed this file with Axel Witsel, who was coming to the end of his contract in Dortmund. The arrival of the Belgian also seemed well underway. In the end, Atlético de Madrid managed to turn everything around to win the day and secure the signing of Wtisel.
At the end of his contract with the Borussia Dortmund, Axel Witsel was looking for a new challenge. It could have been on the side of theON. Indeed, the Belgian was very close to committing to the Marseille club where he could have come to compensate for the departure of Boubacar Kamara. But as le10sport.com had revealed to you, it was without counting on theMadrid athlete and Diego Simeone. And in just a few hours, the Colchoneros managed to reverse the trend. Leaving for theOM, Witsel finally got involved with theMadrid athlete. Why such a decision then for the Belgian midfielder? This Sunday, sports world reveals what tipped the balance in favor of the club from the Spanish capital.
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Witsel convinced by Simeone
First of all, in the choice ofAxel Witsel, Diego Simeonethe coach of theMadrid athleteweighed heavily. ” I spoke with him a few weeks ago and we had a great connection straight away. I knew he wanted me in his team and I think that’s very important when you arrive at a new club. Simeone is one of the best in the world. I want to work with him “, said the Belgian.
Atlético de Madrid and the Champions League
Wissel also wants to always play at a high level, especially in the Champions League. Et al’Madrid athletehe could do it. The new protege of Simeon then confided: For me, Atlético is a great club. I want to continue at a high level and play in the Champions League. That’s why I’m here. It is one of the best clubs in the world “.
The importance of Carrasco
The Belgian connection with Yannick Ferreira Carrasco also played for Axel Witsel. Al’Madrid athletethe midfielder will therefore not arrive in unknown territory. ” He told me very good things about the club. He pushed me, he told me to come here. He said to me: “It’s a great club, a very good city for you and your family. “. In the end, we talked a little more during the Belgium rally, but really, I didn’t need Carrasco to push me a lot because in my head, it was clear “, has also detailed Wissel on his exchanges with his compatriot.
Axel Witsel also has the World Cup at the end of the season in the corner of his head. Wishing to be in Qatar with Belgium, he therefore chose theMadrid athlete to be ready for this meeting, as he confided: ” I want to continue playing at the highest level after having done so at Dortmund. That’s why I decided to come “. See now if Wissel will go to Qatar thanks to theMadrid athlete.