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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 […]

Barcelona aware of Villarreal threat heading into Copa del Rey second leg

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has heaped praise on Villarreal prior to Wednesday night’s decisive second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Villarreal are coming off of an exciting 1-1 draw with league-leaders Real Madrid and have been playing some of the more entertaining football in Spain this season. While Enrique […]

Villarreal motivated by recent results and ready for Barcelona clash on Wednesday

Villarreal have continued to be one of the more entertaining teams in Spain this season. Following a sixth place finish in 2013-14, second year coach Marcelino has targeted Champions League qualification for the Yellow Submarine, and his side are currently battling it out with Valencia and Sevilla for the coveted fourth position […]

Villarreal head coach confirms negotiations between Gabriel Paulista and Arsenal

Villarreal head coach Marcelino has confirmed that negotiations between defender Gabriel Paulista and Arsenal are currently underway. The centre-back has been left out of the club’s lineup for today’s match against Levante, further fueling speculation that the 24-year-old Brazilian is about to switch from the La Liga side in order to […]

Spanish Clubs Continue To Show That La Liga Is More Than A ‘Two Team’ League

Heading into this weekend, the eyes of the football world will focus on the Santiago Bernabeu and this season’s version of ‘El Clasico’. La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have dominated the Spanish landscape – winning 32 and 22 league titles respectively – and are currently two of Europe’s in-form […]

Champions League Heading Towards the Knock-Outs

Only two more rounds of the group stage of the Champions League remain, and for quite a few teams, that means the margin for error is slim to none. Over the final two match days, there are a number of important games that will determine how things shake out. Several […]

The Late Show with Diego Forlán as Atlético Madrid Defeats Fulham in the UEFA Europa League Final

Depending on the results of the final round in La Liga this upcoming weekend, Atlético Madrid can finish as high as ninth and as low as eleventh in Spain.  Fulham completed their 2009-10 in the Barclays Premier League in twelfth position.  All mattered not as they both navigated through massive […]

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Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 16

Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of gameweek 16 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper De Gea – [Manchester United] – David De Gea put in a memorable performance […]

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New World Association of Leagues aims to help FIFA rebuild

A group of professional soccer leagues from all over the world have decided to create a ‘World Association of Leagues’ following a meeting in Paris, the French Professional Football League (LFP) president said on Tuesday. The English, French and Spanish leagues are joined by 20 others from around the world […]

Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]