Simeone takes charge at River

Diego Simeone was named the new coach of Argentinian side River Plate on Saturday. Simeone takes over from Daniel Passarella, who quit in November.

The 37-year-old played club football for Sevilla and Atletico Madrid in Spain and for Inter Milan and Lazio in Rome, and was a long-time regular in the Argentina side.

Simeone has previously bossed Racing Club and Estudiantes.