Related

Article

Insua rejects claims of Atleti doubts

30 January 2013 06:51

Emiliano Insua says he had no doubts about moving to Atletico Madrid, following his switch from Sporting Lisbon.

The 24-year-old has joined the Madrid-based club for a fee believed to be in the region of 3.5 million euros, with the former Liverpool defender unveiled to media on Tuesday following the successful completion of a medical.

"I did not think twice about it, nor have any doubts like it was suggested, I decided straight away to negotiate with Atletico Madrid," he told reporters.

"It is a dream I have had since I was a child, it is a dream of every player to be in this team.

"(Sporting director Jose Luis) Caminero called me directly. When I got the call I could not believe it."

The former Galatasaray player also spoke of his excitement of working Atleti coach Diego Simeone ahead of his proposed debut at the weekend.

"Will I play this weekend? I'm fit, I'm looking forward and I have much ambition to start work as soon as possible," he said.

"I am unable to say if the coach will pick me. It is up to him.

"Simeone is a great coach. He was a great player and now he is proving how great he is at coaching too and I am thrilled that I can work under him, to continue to learn."

Sponsored links

Saturday 19 April

23:51
23:33
23:04
23:03
22:50
22:48
22:38
22:24
22:19
22:11
21:53
21:43
21:29
21:15
21:12
20:33
20:27
20:22
20:15
20:10
20:02
19:55
19:46
19:37
19:28
19:27
19:16
19:14
18:55
18:53
18:41
18:06
18:02
17:56
17:55
17:49
17:29
17:28
17:17
17:10
16:56
16:55
16:29
16:17
15:46
15:36
15:12
14:21
13:56
13:10
12:55
12:08
11:58
11:27
10:53
10:53
10:35
09:59
09:35
08:56
06:39
06:19
06:16
05:39
04:37
04:35
02:59
02:17
01:44
01:42

Friday 18 April

23:51
23:41
23:10
22:55
22:29
21:14
20:42
19:33
19:32
19:10
18:54
18:29
18:21
18:14
17:51
17:14
16:46
16:40
16:30
16:25
16:18
16:08
15:53
15:42
15:29
15:07
14:49
14:17
14:06
13:58
13:32
13:28
12:36
12:25
12:04
11:52
11:13
10:41
10:15
09:50
09:48
09:39
09:19
07:43
07:24
06:31
06:17
05:33
04:34
04:33
04:31
04:05
02:41
02:39
00:05

Facebook