"I am going to work and let Simeone decide"
The Serbian striker said that he was "very happy" to have arrived at "this great team" and that the reception "has bewen brilliant, the presence of Savic and Kalinic has made it easier."
"I can say that I am going to give it all and I am going to help the team whenever I can," Atletico's new signing confirmed. He won the Under 20 World Cup with Serbia back in 2015.
Saponjic, in addition, assured that he was "very happy to be able to work with one of the best coaches in the world. The technical staff have received me very well."
"I can say that I am going to give it my all and I am going to help the team whenever I can. I don't like to define myself, but my best quality is the aerial play," he added.
About his role in the first team, he commented he had arrived at Atletico "to fight, work and show my qualities. I am simply going to work and then the coach will decide," Saponjic said.
The Atletico Madrid president, Enrique Cerezo, stated that "his instinct for goal, commitment and youth convert him in a striker with a great future."
On the competition the new Atletico striker will have at the club, Cerezo assured that "it will help him to improve and be motivated and even become a top striker.