Cerezo: “Eavesdropping on Rubiales is completely illegal”


The president of Atlético de Madrid, Enrique Cerezo, has assured that the uncovered audios of the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, are “completely illegal”, and has asked that before analyzing its content, it must first be investigated who leaked them

“If we have to be fair, we have to ask who and why has the wiretapping been carried out. Later, we will talk about the case of the Federation, if there is one. The wiretapping is completely illegal. When that illegality is fixed, that action be taken on the other,” he said after attending the ISDE Sports Convention 2022, organized by ISDE, LaLiga and the Madrid City Council.

On the other hand, the maximum president of the rojiblanco club gave a “remarkable” to the team’s season. “I already said that finishing in the top three would be a remarkable season. A seven,” he said, showing himself convinced that next year they will be able to strengthen themselves. “Signings I imagine there will be some. The departures are the technicians who will have to say them. Right now LaLiga has not finished yet,” he said.

In addition, he assured that both the Portuguese Joao Félix and the Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak will continue at the Wanda Metropolitano. “Joao Félix is ​​among the three or four best players in Europe, he is an Atlético de Madrid player, he has a contract and will continue at Atlético de Madrid,” he stressed. “He is a goalkeeper for Atlético de Madrid, he has a contract and a year from now, when he expires, it is possible that he will renew for another ten years,” he added about the Slovenian.

However, Cerezo was not so clear with striker Álvaro Morata, owned by Atlético and who has played this season on loan at Juventus. “I don’t know what’s going to happen with Morata, even though he’s our player. I don’t know if ‘Juve’ is going to keep him”, he explained.

Finally, he also did not reveal if they will pay the purchase option for the Frenchman Anntoine Griezmann, who returned this year to the mattress team thanks to a loan from Fc Barcelona. “I have been in this club for 35 years and I am amazed at how concerned you are about the economic part of the clubs. The club’s economy is very healthy,” he concluded.