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Atletico Madrid is where I feel good, Diego Simeone says

Diego Simeone says he has found his "place in the world" at Atletico Madrid, adding that he might not be as happy if he was tempted away somewhere else.

Simeone's success over the last four seasons at Atletico -- including a 2014 La Liga title win -- has led to reported interest from elsewhere in Europe, with Premier League side Chelsea and Serie A club Inter Milan, where he spent time as a player, having been touted as possible destinations for the Argentine.

However, speaking with Mexican newspaper Record, Simeone suggested that at Atletico he had found a situation in which he could be at his best.

"This is my place now," Simeone said. "In my career I was a bit of a nomad, as since I am 20 years old I have been travelling and playing in different places, both as a player and as a coach.

"I always say that your place in the world is where you feel good. You can be in a marvellous place, and feel bad. So obviously that is not your place in the world."

Asked if his way of coaching had more in common with that of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, Simeone said he did not feel he had a particular style, but that he aimed to get the most out of his players in order to win games.

"My idea is to win, I don't know any other," he said. "What you look for on the pitch is the best characteristics of each player to reach your objective in the game, which is to win.

"When you come to a club you have players you have not signed. If you have Barcelona's players, you play differently than if you have those of Inter."


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