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Enrique Cerezo Dismiss Partey’s Sale To As Roma

Enrique Cerezo Dismiss Partey’s Sale To As Roma

Enrique Cerezo, the president of Atletico Madrid is known to have ruled out the reports regarding an imminent departure of Thomas Teye Partey, the midfielder amid the speculation of interest shown by the AS Roma, the Italian side. There have been several reports in Rome which suggest that Giallorossi has gathered information regarding the probable transfer of the twenty-five-year-old midfielder. Partey had to work really hard to come out of the Simeone’ first eleven from the beginning of the season. Nonetheless, Ghanaian began with 6 to Los Rojiblancos all the last 8 games in the competition. Cerezo said that they …

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Suarez Tipped Off To Return For The Espanyol Clash

Suarez Tipped Off To Return For The Espanyol Clash

Ernesto Valverde, the Barcelona manager expects Luis Suarez to be available for the selection when his side is going to take on Espanyol. Suarez, the star striker played a full match at Atletico Madrid in a draw of 1-1 in the month of November. However, he subsequently had to go for a stem cell treatment for addressing a problem in the right knee. Ernesto Valverde states that they want him back this weekend ruling out the appearance of Suarez in Copa Del Rey of the club clash in a match with Cultural Leonesa. He had dealt with a blow as …

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Diego Costa To Undergo His Surgery In Brazil

Diego Costa To Undergo His Surgery In Brazil

Diego Costa, the striker from Atletico Madrid is facing a long spell on sidelines as stated by the La Liga club. They say that he has decided to undergo a surgery at Brazil, his home country. This is for the treatment of a serious foot injury. Atletico has given a state as per which Diego Coast is going to undergo a surgery in this week for the discomfort that he has been suffering the left foot for some weeks now. After taking into consideration various options, it has been decided that he will undergo the surgery in the home state …

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Simeone Looking For Opportunity In Barcelona Visit

Simeone Looking For Opportunity In Barcelona Visit

It has been a fortunate thing for the Atletico as events are underway for the rivals. The La Liga 2013-14 was one of the finest moments for Diego Simeone. Atletico Madrid won the tournament with the last match being a draw with 1-1 against Barcelona at Camp Nou. That was the final day of the season and one can clearly recall the tension, the fight put up by both the teams. The Atletico has reached the finals of Champions League twice since that moment. The sole objective cum obsession of the coach is the continental competition to be faced in …

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Christian Pulisic: A Career At The Crossroads

Christian Pulisic: A Career At The Crossroads

It had been a great evening for Borussia Dortmund on 10th November as their Christian Pulisic had beaten Bayern Munich by 3-2 at home in Signal Iduna Park and had secured first place in the German Bundesliga. The head coach – Lucien Favre had chosen that Jadon Sancho would play on the right and Brunn Larsen on the left. Marco Reus has also been successful in securing his role as the club’s no. 10 player. He is a disciplined captain and also an undisputed leader for the team. It can be observed that Pulisic has struggled at times during the …

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Interest Mounts As Offer For Oblak Rises To 100 Million Euros

Interest Mounts As Offer For Oblak Rises To 100 Million Euros

Atletico keeper Jan Oblak is at the center of a storm as Paris Saint-Germain is doing its best to wrest the goalkeeper from Atletico. He has a clean sheet in 21 of his 41 games during the last season. But, the message from Atletico is clear – Oblak is not for sale! He has a contract with Atletico until 2021. Atletico imposes ban Atletico has let go of its reserve keeper Moreira and striker Alessio Cerci but that is it. It is unlikely to let any other players in its team go this summer. Antoine Griezmann has chosen to stay …

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Thomas Lemar tips Griezmann for Ballon d’Or success

Thomas Lemar tips Griezmann for Ballon d’Or success

For Atletico Madrid’s new signing Thomas Lemar, his France national team colleague Antoine Griezmann should win the next Ballon d’Or. The Caribbean-born player said to Spanish newspaper Marca he hopes Griezmann can win. “In any case, this is what I’m expecting, and what I desire with all my heart,” he told the media outlet. For Lemar, his decision to go to Atletico Madrid was a personal choice, but he knows Griezmann had something to do with it. “It’s clear that the talks with Antoine and with Lucas Hernandez were decisive. They talked to me about the club, telling me that …

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Diego Simeone satisfied despite stalemate at Valencia

Diego Simeone satisfied despite stalemate at Valencia

Diego Simeone was satisfied with the performance of his Atletico Madrid players in a 1-1 chaotic draw with Valencia in their league opener. Atletico beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 after extra in Tallinn last week but could not make a winning start to their La Liga campaign at Mestalla. Angel Correa gave the visitors a first-half lead on Monday, but Valencia grew into the game and netted an equalizer through Rodrigo Moreno early in the second period. Valencia looked the more likely to find a winner in the closing stages, but Simeone saw plenty to be proud of in his side’s performance. …

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Spanish League set to storm America

Spanish League set to storm America

The Spanish League is set to play a regular-season La Liga match in the United States as part of a new 15-year deal to promote the league in North America. The league announced on Thursday that it had agreed on a joint venture with Relevent, a multinational media, sports, and entertainment group, the company behind the annual pre-season International Champions Cup. View this post on Instagram Spanish League set to storm America A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 16, 2018 at 4:57am PDT La Liga said in a statement: “As part of the agreement, La Liga plans to bring a …

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Atletico Madrid reign supreme in Europe

Atletico Madrid reign supreme in Europe

Atletico Madrid beat European Champions Real Madrid 4-2 in a thrilling encounter in Tallin to win their third UEFA Super Cup trophy Diego Costa powered the Europa League winners to the lead after just 49 seconds of the game with a powerful strike from an acute angle. Los Blancos were back on level terms in the 27th minute of the game when a beautiful cross from Bale met Benzema’s header from close range. Madrid regained the lead in the 63rd minute when Sergio Ramos expertly converted from the spot after a handball from Juanfran. However, Simeone’s men had other ideas …

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Diego Godin confirms he turned down United move

Diego Godin confirms he turned down United move

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has revealed he turned down the chance to move to Manchester United during the summer transfer window but did so due to personal reasons Godin, 32, has established his name as one of the world’s renowned defenders since he started working with Diego Simeone in the Spanish capital. Atletico has built a powerful defense around his talents, a strength that helped the side to the 2013-14 La Liga title as well as two Champions League finals in the last five seasons. That talent, not to mention his cut-price €20 million (£18m/$23.2m) buyout clause, attracted the …

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Vrsaljko joins Inter Milan on loan

Vrsaljko joins Inter Milan on loan

Europa League winners Atletico Madrid have confirmed that Sime Vrsaljko has joined Inter Milan on a season-long loan deal with the option to be signed permanently at the end of the season. Vrsaljko, 26, was in superb form during this summer’s World Cup for Croatia helping the national side to reach the final of the competition for the first time in their history. The Croatian right-back proved to be an important member of the Atletico squad in last season’s Europa League as they wrapped up their first piece of major silverware since their La Liga triumph in 2014. View this post on Instagram …

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Griezzi fires Atletico Madrid to Europa League glory

Griezzi fires Atletico Madrid to Europa League glory

Antoine Griezmann bagged a brace as Atletico Madrid breezed past Marseille to win 3-0 and claim their third Europa League title in nine years. The 27-year-old French striker, who has been on the radar of top clubs in Europe, scored in each half with skipper Gabi striking late to complete a 3-0 victory for the Spaniards. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone could only watch from the stands having been hit with a four-game ban for being sent-off during the semi-final first leg at Arsenal but was contented to see his side win easily. Rudi Garcia’s men found it difficult to …

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Sergio Ramos has posted a shocking photo of his broken nose

Sergio Ramos has posted a shocking photo of his broken nose

During Atletico vs Real Ramos took serious injure. Real Madrid captain tried to score a close-range goal with his head. But suddenly Lucas Hernandez kicked the ball out and literally smashed Sergio’ face. Atletico and Real clashed in yesterday derby. Both sides desperately needed a win to compete with Barcelona in the top of La Liga. However, 90 minutes later no one has scored on the pitch, meaning Barca holds the first place with full 10 points ahead. On the 35’ horrible but completely accidental incident took place in the field. The clash left Sergio Ramos with the fractured nose, …

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Chelsea agreed to sell Diego Costa to Atletico

Chelsea agreed to sell Diego Costa to Atletico

Premier League champions announced Diego Costa moving to Atletico Madrid. Transfer fee of the deal is more than £50m. Antonio Conte deemed Costa as a surplus and kept him on the bench. Since the summer, 28-years-old player was an exile in at Stamford Bridge. He didn’t go to the pitch for 98 days. And today Chelsea has agreed to the terms of his leaving. The official statement says, “FC Chelsea has agreed to terms with Atletico Madrid for the move of Diego Costa. The transfer will be a subject to the agreement of medical and personal terms”. Even if Costa …

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Manchester United still interested in Antoine Griezmann

Manchester United still interested in Antoine Griezmann

Manchester United left their #7 shirt free for a major signing. According to news they prepare a huge contract for January window and will try to sign Antoine Griezmann for £100m. Atletico Madrid’ 26-years-old star still in the MU wish list. Even after Griezmann decided to stay in La Liga club this summer, Jose Mourinho doesn’t lose a hope for a new attacker. Manchester United left their iconic #7 shirt free. Yet the squad can go all the season without it if Mourinho can’t find a substitute. Griezman told in the spring that the chances of him going to Manchester …

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