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Archives: Diego Simeone

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

Atletico Madrid ready to inflict more hurt on injury-ravaged Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is not thinking about Real Madrid’s injury problems heading into Wednesday’s decisive Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu. It was learned earlier today that striker Karim Benzema will be the third key … Continue reading

Real Madrid has more individual talent than Atletico Madrid, says Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has conceded that Real Madrid have more individual talent than his side. Despite boasting one the world’s most expensive squads and currently holding a seven-point advantage over their city rivals on the La Liga table, Real Madrid have failed to … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s Mario Mandzukic ruled out indefinitely with an ankle injury

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been ruled out indefinitely with an ankle injury. Diego Simeone informed the media that the player has been carrying the knock for the past ten games but elected to continue playing in spite of … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid have 10 finals remaining, says Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid have ten finals remaining before the end of the season, with the manager stressing that Saturday’s match at Cordoba is the most important one. Atletico are currently a point behind third place Valencia in La … Continue reading

Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto open to joining Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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
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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
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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
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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 set to announce the contract renewal of Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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

Atletico Madrid’s poor disciplinary record threatening their season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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
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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