“I left Atletico because my head was filled with trying so hard and not getting anywhere”

Joao Felix did an interview with ‘AS’ and, amongst different matters, he defined why he determined to depart Atletico Madrid in January. He claimed that he had spent a whilst desirous about altering and he did so when he observed match. “It’s been good for the club and me too”, he summed up.

Inside the January switch window, Joao Felix was loaned out to Chelsea. It was one among the Blues’ sundry signings, which turned the market the other way up with their hundreds of thousands.

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The Atletico Madrid striker determined to test his luck exterior of Spain and he is delighted to be inside the Premier combination. When talking to ‘AS’, the Portuguese man defined why he determined to pack his luggage now and never earlier than.

“I’ve been wanting a change for a while because it was difficult to get used to the style of play. I left because my head was filled with trying so hard and not getting anywhere… It had to be in January and I think it’s been good for Atletico and me too”, he commented.

Some persons assume that his relationship with Simeone contributed to his departure, however the Portuguese participant thinks hes “a good coach” and made it clear that he felt supported by him: “At the start no, but in the third year I always had his backing. It’s normal for him to like some more than others, that’s normal”.

Now at work at Chelsea, Felix pronounced he is pleased there: “It’s a great club. It’s obvious they’ve got a lot of money considering the signings and everything. I’ve adapted well. The football here isn’t as tactical, there are more battles”, he analysed.

If he performs properly in the time of his mortgage spell and impresses the Blues, Atletico have made it clear that they don’t seem to be going to provide him away. Chelsea, in response to newest tips, are going to must pay €140 million.

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