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La Liga champions Atletico Madrid look to rebuild their squad after losing key players in this transfer window, and have earmarked two Arsenal Spaniards as ideal signings
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid look set for a double raid on London side Arsenal as Los Rojiblancos prepare a move for Spanish duo Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal.
The Liga BBVA giants have seen their squad seriously depleted in this summer's transfer window, losing Thibaut Courtois, Filipe Luis, and Diego Costa to English Premier League club Chelsea.
Last year's Champions League runners-up... Read the rest of the article »
Los Rojiblancos are reportedly hopeful of bringing their former striker back but there are some financial constraints.
According to reports, Atletico Madrid are hoping to bring former striker Fernando Torres back to Spain.
The former Liverpool and Atleti attacker has failed to live up to his massive £50 million price tag since arriving at Stamford Bridge three years ago.
As per the Daily Mail, Los Rojiblancos executive Miguel Gil was spotted in London recently, leading to rumors that La Liga's top... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues have acquired the Brazilian defender from Los Rojiblancos on a three-year deal.
Chelsea, who have been quite active in this summer's transfer market, have now acquired a new defender.
The Blues have already purchased a new midfielder in the form of Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas and an attacker in Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa.
And now, Jose Mourinho's side have added another Atleti player to the mix--Brazilian defender Filipe Luis, with the 28-year-old signing a three... Read the rest of the article »
With Thibaut Courtois on his way back to Chelsea, Atletico Madrid look to Oblak as a replacement.
The almost certain move by Thibaut Courtois back to Chelsea, caused a chain of events that will affect Atletico Madrid and Benfica. In fact, Atleti are looking at the goali of the Portuguese club, Jan Oblak.
Thibaut Courtois, who belongs to Chelsea but spent 3 years on loan at the Rojiblancos, has yet to make an appearance for the London club. However, now the Belgian keeper’s arrival... Read the rest of the article »
After months of negotiations, Diego Costa is officially a Chelsea player.
After it had been rumored for over a month, the news is finally official: Diego Costa will be a Chelsea player next season. The Blues have signed the Spanish player in an agreement costing up to £75M, including fees and salary.
The Brazil-born striker, will leave Atletico Madrid to join Mourinho at Stamford Bridge. Atleti’s forward will triple his salary as the London club agreed... Read the rest of the article »
In order to replace the departing Diego Costa and David Villa, Atletico Madrid are looking to Negredo as a viable replacement.
After a positive season with Manchester City, Alvaro Negredo represents Atletico Madrid’s target to replace the departing Diego Costa. In fact, after having lost David Villa, who will be joining New York City FC, Atleti is looking for viable options.
The Rojiblancos are ready to make a €31M offer to the Citizens, to buy the Spanish striker. Former Sevilla striker, who failed to score... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian born striker enjoyed a prolific campaign with his club Atletico Madrid but has so far failed to live up to his lofty standards in the World Cup.
The 25 year old is yet to officially seal a move to Chelsea, but all parties have suggested that the move will materialize in a matter of days. Costa’s signing is a big signal of intent from the London club which notably suffered from the absence of a prolific number 9.
His performances last season made him one of the deadliest strikers in all of Europe. Costa registered 35 goals in 43... Read the rest of the article »
Due to the impending departure of Arda Turan, Atletico Madrid is looking at Cazorla as the perfect replacement.
Atletico Madrid’s Arda Turan, one of the many protagonists of the team’s incredibly successful season, will certainly be leaving the Rojiblancos at the end of the Summer. With Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Barcelona interested in the player, it is difficult to expect anything but the player’s departure.
Santi Cazorla had a great season with Arsenal and Wenger will... Read the rest of the article »
Diego Costa is inches away from joining English Premier League side Chelsea, but according to reports, Arsene Wenger is standing in the way
The star striker of La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, Diego Costa, is on the brink of a switch to English Premier League side, Chelsea, on a £32m deal.
Reports go as far as to suggest that the Rojiblancos talisman underwent a Chelsea medical and has passed, with a deal set to be announced after the World Cup in Brazil, where Costa will be playing for Spain.
But now, according... Read the rest of the article »
La Furia Roja's all time top scorer has decided to move across the pond to continue his club career.
New Major League Soccer club New York City FC (known as NYC FC) have signaled their intent at becoming one of the top sides the league.
It is a milestone for football in the United States, as the club will not only be the first ever in sports-congested New York City but also is the second for the New York surrounding area after the New York Red Bulls.
Certainly, they face stiff competition... Read the rest of the article »
Cristiano Ronaldo famously hugged a man after Real Madrid's Champions League final triumph in Lisbon. And since, two reports - both false, it is said - on the story behind that heart-warming embrace have come out
As the whistle came down on the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, with Los Blancos winning 4-1 after extra time, Cristiano Ronaldo ran to the crowd to affectionately hug one special man in the stands.
Immediately after, rumors emerged of the man being the Portuguese winger's old friend Albert Frantau, with an inspirational tale of how Frantau sacrificed his... Read the rest of the article »
UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid are still in amaze over claiming their tenth European title, as are their fans.
La Decima, which Los Blancos were chasing for 12 long years, finally came true when Ancelotti's men beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 in the finals on Saturday.
And since then, the team and players have been celebrating clinching the prestigious trophy. However, they saved... Read the rest of the article »
It has been twelve years since Real Madrid last lifted the European Cup. Bayern broke a 12 year barren spell last season by lifting the trophy; can Real do the same in 2014 in Cristiano Ronaldo’s home country?
Karim Benzema, Diego Lopez and Alvaro Morata are doubts for Real Madrid. Jese is injured while Xabi Alonso is suspended. Diego Costa is a doubt for Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid is yet to taste defeat in the UEFA Champions League this season. If they win the trophy, they will add to a list of six clubs in history to have won the competition undefeated, the... Read the rest of the article »
Diego Simeone used to a terrific player himself before he became a coach. Today, we turn back the clock to Cholo’s days as a player as well as take a look at his coaching stats.
1) Diego Simeone played for Atletico Madrid between 1994 and 1997. He returned for a second spell in 2003 and continued until 2005. He made 134 appearances for them in total over two spells for them and scored 23 goals.
2) In total, the talented midfielder played for eight clubs including Inter Milan, Lazio and Sevilla. He was a tough defensive midfielder by trade.
3) Cholo came only... Read the rest of the article »
Be part of the millions of worldwide viewers during the UEFA Champions League final on May 24, 2014. Here is where to watch Real Madrid vs Atletico in live streaming!
Having fought until the end to deny Barcelona or Real Madrid from an usual triumph in La Liga, Atletico Madrid could rightfully appropriate themselves with the tag of “Europe’s team of the year”.
They enter Saturday’s gargantuan clash as Spanish Primera Division champions – in other words, as the kings of Spain’s capital whereas Los Blancos could only finish... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico Madrid returns to the European Cup final after 40 long years; they will be glad, at least in historical terms, that their opponents are not Bayern.
Forty years ago, football was obviously very different from today. Bayern had not a single European Cup to their name. Diego Simeone had only mastered the basic skills of talking, walking and perhaps, kicking a ball. Not a single player from Bayern's winners of 2013 had been born.
1974 is regarded as a historic year for German football. Atletico Madrid came exactly seven minutes from... Read the rest of the article »
FOX Deportes is set to bring you the highly-anticipated all Spanish UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid.
Former soccer players Daniel “El Ruso” Brailovsky and Mariano Trujillo are joined by play-by-play announcer John Laguna to call the action, with special reports from Alex Blanco from the field as Atletico de Madrid looks to win its 1st championship and Real Madrid its 10th.
The network will have extensive coverage continuing through May 24, with special editions of its leading news... Read the rest of the article »
The title race will go down to the wire as Barcelona and Atletico Madrid go head to head in the final game of the season at Nou Camp on Saturday, the 17th of May 2014.
Preview: Barca and Atleti gear up for title show down
Atletico’s inconsistency in recent games has provided Barcelona with a glorious chance of retaining their title and thereby recording their 23rd La Liga title.
Their counterparts on the other hand have not won the coveted crown since the 1995-1996 season and should El Atléti get the better of the Catalans on Saturday they... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine was delighted with the character and spirit his side showed in beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Aletico Madrid took another significant step in what has been one of their best season in recent years. The Rojiblancos are not only competing for La Liga title on the domestic shore but, after Wednesday night, they now have a 50/50 shot at clinching the Champions League title after setting up a final meeting with Real Madrid.
As a result of that, the Liga BBVA leader's Argentine manager Diego... Read the rest of the article »
After a stalemate at Vicente Calderon, the two sides will now clash in the decider to be held at the Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, the 30th of April 2014.
Preview: Mourinho’s master class puts Chelsea in the driving seat
Against all odds a Chelsea side without their star players subjected Liverpool to only their first defeat of the year. The Reds had been in ravishing form and their goal scoring antics had taken them to the Premier League summit.
After scoring an impressive victory over Man City, Brendan Rodgers’ men were expected... Read the rest of the article »