The entourage of Thomas Lemar has bounced back to information from the Spanish press on the future of the French attacking midfielder. The 2018 world champion is not saying no to an extension with Atletico Madrid, as his contract ends in twelve months.
“Thomas never refused to extend”
The Spanish press announces Thomas Lemar on the departure. According to newspaper information brand, the French attacking midfielder would have made his choice for the rest of his career. The 2018 world champion would not have the intention of extending his contract with the club of the Spanish capital, a lease expiring in June 2023. The revelations published on the other side of the Pyrenees did not fail to react to the entourage of the 26-year-old player, likely to discuss with his courtiers from January 1, 2023 in anticipation of a free departure in a year.
142 games and 9 goals TCC
Approached by the newspaper The Team, the agent of the former resident of AS Monaco came out of silence. According to Arthur Poupel, an extension of the Guadeloupe with the Colchoneros is on the contrary not excluded with the club trained by Diego Simeone, third in La Liga behind Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. The native of Baie-Mahault does not say no to continuing his career on the side of the Wanda Metropolitano. “Thomas has never refused to extend. Atlético made us a first offer at the end of last year, we responded with a counter-proposal in January. Since then, we no longer have any news from the leaders. Thomas is not at all closed to an extension in Madrid.”
Recruited by the Spanish leaders in the summer of 2018 against a check for 72 million euros, the former member of AS Monaco took part in 142 matches in all competitions and scored 9 goals, for 34 meetings and 4 achievements during the 2021-2022 season. In La Liga, the tricolor international (27 caps, 4 goals) played 23 games, for a record of 4 goals and 5 assists.