Ángel Correa has reportedly spurned affords from the Premier League so as to prolong his contract with Atlético Madrid.
Correa joined Atlético from Argentinian aspect San Lorenzo in 2014, however he didn’t debut till the next season as he recovered from a coronary heart operation in New York Metropolis. His early seasons as a Rojiblanco featured a number of ups and downs, and he practically joined AC Milan in 2019 amid a squad reshuffle.
However Correa elected to keep, and his 17 complete aim contributions (in addition to a career-high 29 begins in LaLiga) helped Atlético win the league. The 26-year-old has continued his constant kind this season, with six targets and 4 assists in 19 league appearances placing him on tempo for his first double-digit scoring season.
Correa’s spectacular equalizer at Valladolid in Might helped Atlético win its eleventh Primera title.
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In all, Correa has made 305 appearances in crimson and white, scoring 53 instances and aiding on 51 targets. His earlier contract was due to expire in 2024, and this new pact will take him previous his thirty first birthday. Well being allowing, he’ll turn into considered one of solely 9 Atlético gamers to attain the 400-game mark.
“I by no means imagined staying for therefore lengthy, as a result of I see gamers and so they typically change golf equipment,” Correa said in an interview with the membership printed Tuesday. “This looks like my house and I’m so comfortable to have been right here for therefore lengthy.
“The membership took an opportunity on me earlier than I arrived. They paid for my surgical procedure. I’ll at all times be glad about it. They’ve at all times proven me their love.”