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

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 Tevez to leave Juventus and join his footballing renaissance in the […]

Liverpool target Luciano Vietto set to sign with Atletico Madrid

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 pointing towards the Argentine striker’s relationship with Diego Simeone. Simeone […]

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

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 Villarreal in August 2014. The young Argentine scored 20 goals […]

Diego Simeone dismisses comparisons between Mario Mandzukic and Diego Costa

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 departed the Spanish capital for Chelsea, it was inevitable that […]

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

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 member of the club to miss the crucial Champions League […]

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

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 defeat Atletico in six previous matches this season (four losses […]

Atletico Madrid set to announce the contract renewal of Diego Simeone

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 Madrid past its expiration date of June 2017. The Spanish […]

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

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 return leg against Bayer Leverkusen next week. Atletico are facing elimination […]

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Team Of The Week: Matchday Eight

In goal, I’ve got Frankfurt’s Oka Nikolov. The Macedonian shot stopper saved a potentially game changing penalty against Kaiserslautern when the scores were still level. While he wasn’t troubled too much other than that penalty incident, he was pretty confident and composed when dealing with crosses and through-balls. At right-back, […]

Everton's New 07/08 Home Shirt Revealed

Everton will be officially unveiling their new home shirt on their web site May 3rd, but here’s a sneak preview of it. According to the Everton web site, the shirt will be worn for the first time this Saturday when the Toffees play Portsmouth at home, the last match of […]

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Virgil van Dijk has given Southampton one of the best center back pairings in England

For all his Liverpool deficiencies, Dejan Lovren is actually remembered fondly by Southampton fans as a pacy, reliable, ball-playing defender who surprisingly did very little wrong. Brought to St. Mary’s from French club Lyon for £8.5 million, Lovren’s performances were enough to convince Liverpool to part with £20 million for […]