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Archives: atletico madrid

Atletico Madrid will challenge for La Liga this season, says Jackson Martinez

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid’s newest signing believes Diego Simeone‘s side will once again be challenging Barcelona and Real Madrid for the La Liga title this season. Atletico were crowned champions of Spain on the final day of the 2013-14 campaign. However, after a … Continue reading

Analyzing Atletico Madrid’s summer transfer window

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Diego Simeone has had a very busy transfer window so far rebuilding his side that won La Liga and made the Champions League final two years ago. The 2011-12 Europa League winner has plenty to do if he wants Atletico … Continue reading

Filipe Luis secures €16 million return to Atletico Madrid, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of former left-back Filipe Luis from Chelsea, according to the Spanish publication Marca. Luis only joined the English side last summer from Madrid. However, during his first season at Stamford Bridge, the Brazilian defender failed to secure … Continue reading

Reasons why Atletico Madrid can compete for La Liga title

Posted on by Saad Rashid
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The Atletico Madrid side which won the La Liga title in the 2013-2014 season has truly been broken apart. The side had a commanding goalkeeper in Thibaut Courtois, a solid center-back combination of Diego Godin and Miranda, and one of … Continue reading

Arda Turan dismisses reports linking him with Barcelona move

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has moved to quickly dismiss reports emanating from Spain linking him with a switch to Barcelona. Earlier today, the Catalan daily SPORT reported that the Turkey international had snubbed a reported move to England (specifically Chelsea) … Continue reading

Southampton in Toby Alderweireld talks about permanent move

Posted on by PA Sport
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Southampton have opened talks with Atletico Madrid over a permanent move for central defender Toby Alderweireld. Amid speculation that Tottenham are ready to hijack their attempts to land the 26-year-old Belgium international, Press Association Sport understands Southampton are hoping to … Continue reading

Arda Turan snubs Chelsea move in favor of Barcelona switch, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has snubbed a move to Chelsea in favor of joining Barcelona, according to a report from the Catalan daily SPORT. Just a few days ago, it was believed that Chelsea had secured the services of … Continue reading

Chelsea set to sign Arda Turan; Filipe Luis expected to return to Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea are close to announcing the signing of Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, according to various sources. The Turkey international is expected to join the Premier League champions in the coming days, with Blues left-back Filipe Luis expected to return to … Continue reading

Chelsea and Manchester United lined up as Arda Turan nears Atletico Madrid exit

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has confirmed reports linking him with a move away from the Vicente Calderon this summer. In February, Ahmet Bulut (Turan’s agent) told Mundo Deportivo that the 28-year-old would leave the club at the end of the season with his … Continue reading

Diego Simeone’s influence has Carlos Tevez on the verge of Atletico Madrid move

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is on the verge of quite a transfer coup. Over the past few weeks, the Argentine has been using his influence to recruit fellow countryman Luciano Vietto from Villarreal. And it now appears Simeone has convinced Carlos … Continue reading

Liverpool target Luciano Vietto set to sign with Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid are set to complete the signing of Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto for £15 million, according to reports emanating from Spain. Back in April, it was learned that Vietto was open to a move to Atletico Madrid with many … Continue reading

Villarreal’s Luciano Vietto issues ‘come and get me’ plea to Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto has issued a ‘come and get me’ plea to Atletico Madrid after reported interest from Diego Simeone’s side. The 21-year-old enjoyed an impressive debut season in Spain after leaving Racing Club to sign a five-year contract with … Continue reading

Diego Simeone dismisses comparisons between Mario Mandzukic and Diego Costa

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has come to the defense of striker Mario Mandzukic, whose first season in Spain has come under criticism from sections of the Spanish press. After the Croatia international arrived from Bayern Munich and Diego Costa … Continue reading

Luis Suarez resumes training and could be available to face Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez resumed first-team training this morning and could be available to face Atletico Madrid on Sunday. The Uruguayan had been a doubt for the match after picking up a hamstring strain during his side’s 3-2 defeat to Bayern … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke puts an end to Chelsea transfer rumors

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has committed his future to the club in spite of reported interest from Chelsea. Koke, a product of Atletico’s youth system, has been manager Diego Simeone’s most consistent performer and loyal servant during his tenure in … Continue reading

Spanish Football Association denies knowledge of Real Madrid transfer ban

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Spanish Football Association (RFEF) has denied knowledge of a FIFA-imposed two-window transfer ban on Real Madrid for irregularities in the signing of youth players, according to Marca. Late Tuesday, it was reported by Cadena SER that Real Madrid and Atletico … Continue reading

FIFA to impose 2 transfer window bans on Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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FIFA will impose two transfer window bans on Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid for repeated violations of the rules and regulations regarding the transfers of international youth players, according to a report in Cadena SER. The embargo will take effect at … Continue reading

La Liga continues to show its Champions League dominance

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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La Liga has once again shown its dominance of the UEFA Champions League. Prior to Real Madrid’s 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid, the Spanish league was already guaranteed of having two representatives in the Champions League semi-final for the fifth year in a … Continue reading