Diego Simeone has not addressed Arsenal about the possibility of supplanting Arsene Wenger and demands he is glad at Atletico Madrid as the sides plan for a definitely foreseen Europa League semi-last.

Wenger declared last Friday he would end a 22-year residency as Arsenal director and Simeone has been seen as one of numerous names in the edge for the Emirates Stadium post.

Be that as it may, talking at a pre-coordinate news gathering, the Argentine kept up such a move was not on the plan and added his voice to various praises the 68-year-old Frenchman has delighted in finished late days.

“No, I haven’t talked with anybody at Arsenal,” he said. “I adore it at Atletico.

“The principal thing that rings a bell [regarding Wenger] is reverence. He’s needed to rethink himself.

“I consider myself to be a youthful mentor and I need to watch and gain from him. The position he has involved in football is brilliant.”

Simeone has been given a wellness help from striker Diego Costa, who includes in the Atleti squad in the wake of coming back from a hamstring issue.

Amid his Chelsea days, Costa was frequently a thistle in the Gunners’ side, while Simeone has recognized playmaker Mesut Ozil as a potential Arsenal dangerman.

“He has unfathomable vision,” he said. “He deals with the speed of changes at Arsenal – in the event that he needs his group to play rapidly he will make them play rapidly.

“It’s dependent upon us to make it the sort of amusement we need to have and be overcome.”

Atletico head into Thursday’s match on the back of no objectives and a single point from the previous two Liga trips.

“Since I landed in Madrid the group has enhanced an extraordinary arrangement. The feedback has expanded as we’ve increased current standards,” Simeone included.

“I’m cheerful where I am at this moment. I trust we can play with the psychological flexibility in a stadium where Arsenal are extremely solid. You require mettle to get into a last.”