Diego Simeone’s midfield options dwindle over time, as Hector Herrera prepares to leave Atletico Madrid at the end of the season, and now Aston Villa are interested in Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Atleti has recently been linked with Manchester United’s Nemanja Matic before Todovichagesto add some experience to the midfield and now the reason for this move can be explained.
that it Todovichages who also reported Villa’s interest in Kondogbia and the two are likely linked, as Simeone will need to replace the outgoing midfielders this summer.
Kondogbia has been at Atlético since 2020 and has shown some good form lately having proven himself in Simeone’s first 11 matches. Los Colchoneros This season, he played a total of 2,177 minutes in a competitive part of the field for Atleti.
The Frenchman is a defensive midfielder, he can also play as a midfielder and will qualify for the six places in any of Steven Gerrard’s 4-3-3 or 4-3-1-2 formations.
According to Todovicajis, the 29-year-old cost Atletico €15 million in 2020 and the La Liga side will require at least €25 million to part with the midfielder this summer.
Aston Villa will be looking for midfielders this summer to bolster that area of the pitch, and could Kondogbia be the new force in the midfield at Villa Park?