“I was in Argentina with Simeone and one day we went to lunch,” the playmaker told Smoke Free.
“He told me that when he went back for pre-season he’d try to sign me as backup at Atletico Madrid.
“Catania asked for €10 million, but they offered six [million euros].
“In the end, they didn’t sell me because of €4m and I wanted to die.”
Simeone had coached Gomez with San Lorenzo and again at Catania.