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Antoine Griezmann almost certain Diego Simeone will stay at Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann celebrates
Image: Antoine Griezmann says he would be angry to see Diego Simeone leave Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann is "almost 100 per cent sure" coach Diego Simeone will stay at Atletico Madrid this summer.

Atletico suffered their second defeat in three years to arch rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League final in May and Simeone admitted after the game that he was considering his future at the club

France striker Griezmann was one of Simeone's stand-out players last season and, speaking to beIN Sports France, he revealed he would be "raging" if Atletico were to lose the Argentine this summer. 

"I spoke to him and I'm pretty sure he's staying," Griezmann said.

"I'd be raging if he left. I still have a lot to learn from him. I spoke to Simeone, I'm nearly 100 per cent sure he won't leave."

La delusione di Diego Simeone (getty)
Image: Simeone cast doubt over his future after further Champions League final heartbreak

Atletico's loss in the Champions League final meant they failed to win any silverware for the second season running as Barcelona claimed La Liga title in the final weeks of the season and the Copa del Rey. 

Simeone's uncertainty has sparked rumours the hugely successful coach would like to move on to another challenge, but Atletico president Enrique Cerezo has assured the club's supporters he is going nowhere. 

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"The fans can sleep peacefully because we have four more years of contract with him," Cerezo said. 

"Whenever you lose a title you are upset. But Atletico have always shown that we win and we lose together.

"Our sporting directors are looking for a striker but besides that, the group is going to be more or less the same as last season as it's a great team that finished third in La Liga and reached the Champions League final."

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