Atletico Madrid sports chief Jesus Garcia Pitarch has defended his signings.
On his relationship with coach Javier Aguirre, Pitarch added: "My personal relationship with him is good and the professional, excellent.
"At Valencia, my personal relationship with Rafa Benitez was not good and I never denied it. But with Javier it is good. He will finish the season and, if he qualifies for Europe, he will continue a year more."