On the new deal, the Spain international said: “Atleti is the club of my life and it’s an honour to be part of its future.” Atletico’s director of football Jose Luiz Perez Caminero went on to add: "It’s fantastic news for all the Atléticos.Kokepersonifies what it is to be an Atlético. He is a very supportive player with the group, who works tirelessly, has the highest quality and an enormous desire for self-improvement. “He is one of this team’s leaders and has grown up since very young with the values of our Academy, so knowing that he will continue with us for many more years is the best of news. “Despite his youth, he is already very experienced and an example for all the children who are training in the Academy. He is a very dear and respected player in the dressing room and is going to go down in the club’s history."