Atletico agree to 1-year extension with coach

Atletico Madrid has extended the contract of coach Quique

Sanchez Flores by one year.

The former Valencia and Getafe coach will sign the deal on

Wednesday.

Sanchez Flores led Atletico to the Europa League title and

Spain’s Copa del Rey final after replacing Abel Resino in the first

half of the season.

Atletico finished ninth in the Spanish league, 52 points adrift

of champion Barcelona.