Atletico star explains decision to snub Liverpool and Man United interest

first_img1 Koke Liverpool and Manchester United target Koke has opened up on his decision to stay put at Atletico Madrid during the summer.The Spanish midfielder shot to fame after helping Atletico win La Liga last season, and finish runners-up to Real Madrid in the Champions League.Koke’s team-mates such as Diego Costa decided to leave the Spanish capital after the team’s success last term but the 22-year-old went nowhere.Liverpool and Manchester United were part of the chasing pack which also included PSG and Barcelona, who seemed to be at the front of the queue.But, speaking to Sportium News, Koke explained why he decided to stay with Atleti.He said: “Atletico is my home, it’s my life.“I decided to stay to enjoy one of the best moments in the history of this club.“The club did not need to sell and I did not want to leave.”last_img read more