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Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto open to joining Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto has said he would be open to a reunion with former coach Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid. Vietto signed his first professional contract for Racing Club in Argentina, and was called up to the first-team squad by … Continue reading

Koke is the key to Spain and Atletico Madrid’s future

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
Atletico Madrid's Koke celebrates after scoring a goal against Malaga during their Spanish First Division soccer match in Malaga

Similar to Dunga attempting to rebuild Brazil’s national side, Vicente Del Bosque has the same responsibility of constructing the future of Spanish soccer. With legends like Xavi and Xabi Alonso retiring from international duty and Andres Iniesta’s quality fading away, … Continue reading

European clubs preparing for summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Some of Europe’s top clubs are preparing for a summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino. Firmino has risen to fame in the Bundesliga this season while playing for Hoffenheim and scored the winning goal in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Chile at the … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid defender Miranda reluctant to discuss future plans

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid defender Miranda has refused to confirm whether or not he leave the club in the near future. Last month, the Brazilian center-back was linked with a move away from the La Liga champions this summer. In recent years, Miranda … Continue reading

Diego Simeone delivers inspirational message to Atletico Madrid fans [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Diego Simeone has delivered a video message to Atletico Madrid supporters and players following his contract renewal. Simeone extended his deal with the club until June 2020 earlier this week. It is understood Atletico Madrid made the manager the highest … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke believes playing for Diego Simeone is a way of life

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Atletico Madrid's Jorge "Koke" Resurrecion celebrates his goal against Real Madrid during their Spanish first division soccer match in Madrid

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke believes playing for manager Diego Simeone is a way of life. The product of Atletico’s youth system has been with the club since he was eight years old. Now, at 23, he is a Spain international and … Continue reading

Manchester City deny they’ve approached Diego Simeone

Posted on by PA Sport

Manchester City have denied making an offer to, or being interested in, Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone. With City looking set to go trophyless this season, there has been plenty of talk of late about the prospect of manager Manuel … Continue reading

Diego Simeone pleased with Atletico Madrid’s commitment to growth

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Diego Simeone is excited about the future of Atletico Madrid and is happy with the club’s continued commitment to growth. Earlier this morning, news broke of Simeone’s contract renewal with the Spanish champions. The deal will see the 44-year-old remain … Continue reading

Diego Simeone signs contract extension with Atletico Madrid until 2020

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has extended his current deal with the club until 2020. An official announcement is expected later today. The agreement includes the Argentine himself and his entire staff, made up of assistants German ‘Mono’ Burgos and … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid dealt triple injury blow; Miranda handed 2-game ban

Posted on by Peter Quinn

It has been an eventful few days for the reigning champions of Spain. Last Saturday, during the second half of their 0-0 draw with Espanyol, centre-back Miranda was sent off for a vicious elbow on Abraham. That result – coupled … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid set to announce the contract renewal of Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid are expected to announced the contract renewal of Diego Simeone in a few days, according to the manager’s agent. Last month, both Simeone and the club confirmed negotiations were underway to extend the Argentine boss’ current deal in … Continue reading

Monaco vs Arsenal and Atletico Madrid vs Leverkusen: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

In the first legs, Monaco beat Arsenal 3-1 in London, while Bayer Leverkusen defeated Atletico Madrid 1-0 in Germany. Today is a chance for the defeated sides to turn the tables. Otherwise, it’ll be Monaco and Leverkusen advancing to the … Continue reading

Diego Simeone wants 90 mins of deafening noise inside Atletico Madrid stadium

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Today in Madrid will undoubtedly be a spectacle. On a normal match day, Atletico’s stadium, the Vicente Calderon, is one of the loudest and most intimidating grounds in European soccer. But tonight, the stadium – which was inaugurated in 1966 when … Continue reading

Bayer Leverkusen expecting Atletico Madrid to “scratch, bite and kick” in order to advance

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Bayer Leverkusen CEO Michael Schade believes Atletico Madrid will do anything in order to advance to the Champions League quarter-final. The general manager said he expects the reigning champions of Spain to “scratch, bite, kick and provoke” during Tuesday’s return … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid prepared to fight for Champions League lives against Bayer Leverkusen

Posted on by Peter Quinn

After suffering another setback in their La Liga title defense this weekend, Atletico Madrid are preparing to fight for their Champions League lives against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday night. The reigning Spanish champions slipped to fourth place in La Liga … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s poor disciplinary record threatening their season

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid’s poor disciplinary record is threatening the club’s domestic and European title charge this season. Diego Simeone’s side have been labeled “violent” by sections of the media. However, while the team’s style of play might not be as visually … Continue reading

Fernando Torres not distracted by next week’s Champions League decider

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Club Atletico de Madrid v Barcelona - Copa del Rey Quarter-Final: Second Leg

Heading into this weekend’s La Liga fixtures, Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has reiterated he and his teammates are being constantly reminded of the importance of Saturday’s encounter with Espanyol, even though fans may have one eye on the club’s important Champions League … Continue reading