A deal to take the Portuguse participant on mortgage for an £8million charge, plus his wages in full, is alleged to have put a variety of groups off signing Felix in January after a reported rift with Simeone.
Nevertheless, the 23-year-old confirmed his price on Thursday with a fantastic show in opposition to Elche, after which Simeone responded to rumours over Felix’s future.
“I make my normal comments,” he instructed reporters.
“I think of the players who are with me, getting the best out of them for the team and for the club.
“What happens [in the market] does not depend on me. He played well with [Antoine] Griezmann and [Alvaro] Morata, and gives us options which do no harm.”
Felix made it 1-0 to Atletico within the 56th minute, shortly after Mario Hermoso was dismissed for the hosts.
Antoine Griezmann had earlier missed an enormous probability after a pleasant backheel by Felix however the factors have been secured with Alvaro Morata’s late objective.
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