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  1. Diego Simeone credits Fernando Torres for improving Atletico Madrid’s attack

    Torres

    Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Fernando Torres by saying the striker’s presence has improved the performances of forwards Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic.

    Torres arrived in January and quickly settled back into his boyhood club, scoring a brace at the Santiago Bernabeu which helped knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey.

    While Simeone’s attempt at starting all three forwards against Celta Vigo backfired a few weeks ago, the Argentine boss believes his team has benefited from the arrival of the 30-year-old striker.

    “The arrival of Torres has benefited Griezmann and Mandzukic,” Simeone said during his pre-match press conference today….

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