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Simeone thinking of reuniting with the Dad in Atletico

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Fiorentina striker Giovanni Simeone is eyeing a move to Atletico Madrid to reunite with father Diego Simeone.

Simeone has yet to be coached by Diego in professional football, but the former Genoa hitman admits it would be amazing to move to the Rojiblancos if it meant working under his dad.

“Playing for Atletico would be amazing,” he told Football Italia.

“I never had the chance to be coached by my father. My old man has never asked me about the possibility.

“Him becoming Argentina CT? He always says that it’s not the right time, but as a player I’d like to see him coach the national team.

“I think every Argentine would like him because he’s a great Coach.”

Atletico have improved their performance in recent weeks after struggling to stake a claim earlier in the season and they look set to challenge Barca for the La Liga title.