Vardy is not Atletico's only target this summer, however, with Sanchez also in the running for a switch to Spain, while Napoli's Edinson Cavani and Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata are also on Simeone's wanted list.
"Years go by but the players keep on growing", Simeone said.
The goal by Francisco "Isco" Alarcon just before halftime halted Atletico's onslaught and allowed Madrid to advance to its third final in four seasons with a 4-2 aggregate score following a 2-1 loss on Wednesday. We've done so for the last few years.
Following a thrilling semi-final win over Monaco, Juve were favourites in Amsterdam against a Madrid side which hadn't won the trophy since 1966. We had an very bad result last week but we believed we could come back. "We've grown a lot and we have little steps still to take".
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So far this season he's featured across 37 matches scoring 16 goals and creating a further seven. " We must pay great attention ". Hazard has been revived this season after falling below his usual standards during Chelsea's dismal title defence a year ago .
By then Atletico were 2-0 ahead.
Atletico got the early goal it was seeking in the 12th minute through Saul Niguez. Karim Benzema's outstanding play along the end-line eventually resulted in Isco turning in a rebound from in close, a goal that turned the game and series on its head.
The Real striker then put on a burst of pace to get to the ball before a fourth defender, and squeeze a pass out to midfielder Toni Kroos, whose low shot was brilliantly saved by goalkeeper Jan Oblak.
"It was hard to maintain that same rhythm, and against a team like Madrid your first mistake will be costly, and that's what happened", Simeone said. From being one goal away to tying the aggregate series to suddenly needing three to win it, Atletico's fortunes - not to mention the complexion of the match - instantly changed with Isco's goal.
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"A moment of genius from Benzema ended our dream", Atletico captain Gabi Fernandez said.
Sir Alex Ferguson famously told his Manchester United to emulate the Old Lady, while Gary Neville described them as "one of the best teams I ever faced".
The hosts fed off a ferocious atmosphere for their final Champions League match at the Vicente Calderon before moving to the Wanda Metropolitano next season. "We have been doing well in the Champions League and have been competing face-to-face with the best teams for several years, and now we have to focus on growing".
"He has also been a long-term player and sometimes it is important to feel what the player thinks".
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