Simeone to opt for Griezmann and Gameiro in London

Diego Simeone put his side through their paces at Majadahonda on Tuesday ahead of the Europa League semi-final against Arsenal on Thursday.


Atlético Madrid coach Diego Simeone has already settled on a starting XI for the Europa League semi-final against Arsenal on Thursday.

Griezmann and Gameiro in attack

Atlético trained with the following team at Majadahonda on Tuesday morning: Oblak; Vrsaljko, Giménez, Godín, Lucas; Correa, Thomas, Saúl, Koke; Griezmann, Gameiro.

That means José María Giménez will come in to the team at centre-half in the place of Stefan Savic. Giménez was unavailable for the LaLiga match against Alavés due to suspension. 

Gabi and Vitolo will hope to make an impact from the bench with Thomas and Saúl occupying the centre of midfield and Correa and Koke on the wings. 

Filipe Luis, Juanfran, and Diego Costa trained seperately from the main group. Costa has been included in the Atlético squad but it appears unlikely that he will be fit to feature from the start. 

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*Update 24 de abril de 2018