Atletico Madrid’s pursuit of Diego Costa has been a lengthy process. At times it appeared as though Chelsea were going to be successful in their resolve to not lose face in the transfer market at the behest of a player, yet with confirmation of a £57 million switch coming last week, Los Colchoneros’ attacking corps 

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With the close of the summer transfer window came another piece of key La Liga news with Antoine Griezmann’s buy-out clause returning to its original value of £92 million. As part of the contract extension agreement which kept the Frenchman out of Manchester United’s grasp this summer, the buy-out clause was temporarily raised to £183 

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As Atletico Madrid head into the start of the La Liga season this weekend, the club would be forgiven for letting out the briefest sigh of relief after having negotiated a transfer window in which they couldn’t register new signings but haven’t lost any key first team players. Antoine Griezmann was expected to be the 

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All the talk in Spain has been about Barcelona and Real Madrid, and rightly so. Barcelona obviously have lost Neymar and are now frantically searching for his replacement. While Real Madrid have stayed steady and look stronger than ever, yet it seems that Kylian Mbappe will not be joining Los Blancos.   On the other 

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On Thursday morning, Atletico Madrid received the news they had feared: an appeal against their transfer ban had been rejected and the punishment would be upheld for the duration of the summer transfer window. This means that Los Colchoneros are unable to register new players until January 1st 2018 as was the case with Barcelona 

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Antoine Griezmann got United fans very excited – he said that his move to United was ‘possible’, rating his chance as 6/10, which is sure to increase with Champions League football. There’s no doubting Griezmann’s class, but if he does join the Red Devils, where would he fit in? Here are three options…   Lone 

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Antoine Griezmann has given Manchester United a massive boost in their bid to land the Frenchman. Griezmann said that a move to Old Trafford was ‘possible’, and rated his chances of joining Jose Mourinho at 6/10. The 26-year-old was speaking on French TV show Quotidien.   The Verdict This is the transfer story that will 

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Atletico Madrid are plotting their summer business, and an unlikely name has emerged. According to a report from The Independent, Diego Simeone – who looks likely to remain in charge – has identified Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy as a target. Sources close to the Independent say that Simeone was impressed with the Englishman’s play during 

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According to the Metro, Arsenal are interested alongside their Premier League rivals Chelsea in making a move for Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco. The Belgium international is reportedly set to depart this summer after a reported fallout with manager Diego Simeone and a downturn in form and performances this season with the Spanish outfit. Carrasco 

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According to the latest reports, Manchester United are ready to offer Atletico star Antoine Griezmann a substantial wage packet if he were to join the Red Devils. The Frenchman has reportedly been offered a wage packet of £220,000 a week. As reported by the Daily Mirror: “Manchester United are prepared to hand Antoine Griezmann the 

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Antoine Griezmann could be lighting up the Premier League next season. That’s if Pep Guardiola gets his way. The Manchester City boss is said to be very interested in capturing the French international, and will assume a bidding war with rivals Manchester United for his signature. According to sources close to the Sunday Mirror, Guardiola 

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According to the Daily Mirror, Mourinho is eyeing up a possible move for rising Atletico Madrid star Jose Gimenez. At 21 years of age, the Uruguay starlet is one of Europe’s most coveted and best defensive prospects, and reportedly has a release clause set at £56 million. As stated by the Daily Mirror‘s John Cross: 

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Yannick Carrasco has penned a contract extension that will see him ply his trade for Atletico Madrid until 2022, the club revealed on Friday. The agreement comes following prolonged weeks of negotiations, after the 23-year old established himself as an integral team player in Diego Simeone’s side. The announcement comes as a breath of fresh 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  In two months’ time, Diego Simeone will celebrate his fifth anniversary as Atletico Madrid coach. In that time, he has established them as a force both domestically and in Europe with his cleverly organised defence and intense physical game. However, just as it seems we are adjusting to his 

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There is something about adversity that makes certain people thrive. With the news last week that Atletico Madrid would be unable to sign any new players during the next two transfer windows the club face an uncertain year ahead. However, with their head coach Diego Simeone never afraid of confronting a challenge head on it 

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One thing we know about Antonio Conte is that he loves centre-backs, with the new Chelsea boss regularly employing three during his time in charge of both Juventus and Italy. Atletico Madrid’s Jose Gimenez is one of the best young players around in this position and the 21-year-old is a target for the Blues if 

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Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid lock horns again in the final of the Champions League on Saturday in a repeat of the 2014 final in Lisbon. The circumstances are slightly different this time around though with both teams yet to win a trophy this season and this being their final opportunity. It is testament to 

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The news broke late last week just before the Taça da Liga final that Nicolas Gaitan was close to joining Atletico Madrid. Rumours of his departure are nothing new. The Argentinian attacker had been linked with several clubs in the past but a move never materialized. But after Gaitan was subbed in the late stages 

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This week, Manchester United have been linked with a sensational £18m move for Atletico Madrid’s talented youngster Saul Niguez. Who is Niguez, and could he be just what United need to start climbing up the Premier League table? Lets face it, Man Utd have massively underachieved yet again this season. Van Gaal’s side were knocked 

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With the kick off of the new La Liga season looming, it is shaping up to be another intriguing year in the Spanish top-flight. Luis Enrique’s all-conquering Barcelona will be the team to beat after last season’s treble and they have strengthened, though find themselves hamstrung by the transfer ban that prohibits Arda Turan and 

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Javier Manquillo was headed on loan to Marseille a year back. But Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool came in the fray for the youngster and soon after, news broke that the Reds had agreed a deal for a two year loan for the Atletico Madrid right back. Not much was expected from the youngster 

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