News on August 16 This week,CD Ibiza Islas Pitiusas officially announced the signing of free agent Gianluca Simeone (the second son of Atletico coach Diego Simeone),The contract is for one year.Subsequently,Gianluca accepted an interview with Marca.
“I am very happy to join CD Ibiza Islas Pitiusas,The club has a good plan and lineup equipment,The goal is directed at the West Division B stadium.”
“I am a penalty zone killer,Just like my brother Giovanni (scoring 12 goals for Cagliari this season in Serie A).I enjoy scoring great goals,Against the opponent’s back line.My idol is Diego Costa,I really admire him.”
“It can be said that I have taken the mantle of my father: perseverance, get up and continue after a fall, and persevere.My father and I do have similarities,Also like an Atletico Madrid player.”
“The whole family will follow Atletico Madrid to the death,I am naturally a diehard red and white.Diego is my father first,Secondly he is Cholo (nickname) of Atletico Madrid.Of course I hope to be able to break into the world by myself,But don’t mind everyone comparing me with my father.”
The 22-year-old Gianluca played for CF Sant Rafel (CF Sant Rafel), which belongs to the West Division B club UD Ibiza last season.Scored 13 goals in 25 West C games.
Newcastle United will provide the opposition for a behind-closed-doors training ground friendly ahead of the start of the new season…
The Magpies will visit Rockliffe on Tuesday September 1 (1pm) for what will be Boro’s only pre-season game on ‘home’ soil before the campaign gets underway with a Carabao Cup tie against Shrewsbury Town on a date to be confirmed.
It is the second confirmed game of our pre-season programme with a behind-closed-doors game against Plymouth Argyle scheduled for Tuesday August 25, although another game may also take place during next week’s stay in Cornwall.
Newcastle also provided the opposition for a friendly match ahead of the season re-start in June when George Saville and Britt Assombalonga were the goalscorers in a game that saw Steve Bruce’s side win 3-2 with the last kick of the game.