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  • Father of £27m-rated Newcastle star comments on reported Atletico Madrid interested

    The Boot Room "Spanish outlet Fichajes have claimed that Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has ‘fallen in love’ with Newcastle United playmaker Miguel Almiron – but the Father of the Paraguayan ace has ruled out any interest from the La Liga side. Almiron, 26, joined..." July 08

  • Arsenal desperate to raise cash for Thomas Partey; will look to sell Guendouzi, Lacazette or Torreira

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are likely to sell Matteo Guendouzi, Alexandre Lacazette or Lucas Torreira to raise the funds required to sign Atletico Madrid's defensive midfielder Thomas Partey. The club are confident that the 27-year-old Ghanaian will sign but Arsenal are facing..." July 05

  • Real Madrid will forced to sell James Rodriguez for a cut-price fee

    Marca.com "James Rodriguez has made it clear that he no longer wants to play a part at Real Madrid and is looking to depart the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu this summer. Both parties know that it is in their interests to manoeuvre a move away from the Spanish capital this..." July 05

  • Arsenal ready 'to TRIPLE Thomas Partey's wages as they look to snap up £45m Atletico Madrid star'

    Daily Mail "Arsenal have offered to triple the wages that Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey currently earns in order to bring the Ghanaian to the Premier League, according to reports in Spain. The Gunners are the reported frontrunners to secure the transfer of the..." July 03

  • Arsenal 'intensify' Thomas Partey transfer interest - but unwilling to meet release clause

    Mirror "  Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has stepped up his transfer pursuit of Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey - but club chiefs remain firm over their valuation of the midfielder. The Ghana midfielder, who has a release clause of around £45m in his current contract,..." July 02

  • Barcelona Star Lionel Messi Makes History, Records 700th Career Goal

    NESN "Lionel Messi has etched his name in the record books. The soccer superstar recorded the 700th career goal of his career as Barcelona took on Atletico Madrid. Messi recorded his 699th club and country goal on June 16 and, after two weeks, was able to bury the big one on a penalty kick..." July 01

  • Kieran Trippier hails Tottenham’s 'frightening' Tanguy Ndombele and 'unbelievable' Jose Mourinho

    Evening Standard "Former Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier has revealed he's heard record signing Tanguy Ndombele is "frightening", while also heaping praise on Jose Mourinho. The Frenchman arrived at Tottenham in a £63million deal last summer,..." June 29

  • Report: Arsenal edging closer to Thomas Partey deal, agent travelling to London for talks

    The Boot Room "Arsenal are apparently edging ever closer to the signing of Atletico Madrid midfielder, Thomas Partey, with Ghanasoccernet reporting the player’s agent is on his way to London for talks. The battling midfield star has been consistently linked with a move to the..." June 25

  • Thomas Partey to Arsenal? Silly season is here!

    The Short Fuse "The Thomas Partey to Arsenal transfer rumor that won’t go away, shockingly, isn’t going away. Football Ghana reported today that the Gunners are set to trigger the Ghanaian midfielder’s £45M release clause from Atlético Madrid. I know..." June 24

  • Atletico Madrid 'rejected £135m Premier League bid for Joao Felix'

    Sports Mole "Atletico Madrid reportedly turned down a €150m (£135m) offer from an unnamed Premier League club for Joao Felix before the coronavirus pandemic. Felix joined Atletico from Benfica in last summer's transfer window and has scored eight times in 29..." June 19

  • Joao Felix would 'be at a higher level' if he joined Real Madrid instead of Atletico

    Sporting News "Joao Felix would be "at a higher level" if he had joined Real Madrid instead of Atletico Madrid, claims Carlos Carvalhal. Atletico shelled out €126 million (£122m/$142m) to sign Felix from Benfica ahead of Antoine Griezmann's departure for La Liga rivals..." June 16

  • Arsenal offer to triple Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey’s wages

    Metro "Arsenal have offered to triple Thomas Partey’s wages as the Gunners continue to push to sign the Atletico Madrid midfielder, reports say. Partey is in talks to extend his contract with Atletico, but the club is facing financial issues due to the Covid-19..." June 15

  • Diego Costa dedicates first goal of 2020 to player recovering from brain tumor

    Yahoo! Sports "Atlético Madrid returned to play against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday after a three-month break due to COVID-19, and Diego Costa wasted no time returning to form, dedicating an important goal to an important player. Costa scored Atléti’s first goal since March..." June 15

  • Real Madrid will not play at the Wanda Metropolitano

    Marca.com "Real Madrid's leaders are grateful for Enrique Cerezo's offer, but they are not contemplating the possibility of playing at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Instead, Los Blancos will play their remaining six home league matches at the Estadio Alfredo..." June 10

  • Atletico Madrid make remarkable Champions League claim after Liverpool defeat

    Liverpool Echo "Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo believes his team's victory against Liverpool should be enough for them to be declared European champions - if this season's Champions League campaign is unable to be completed. The Reds, who won the trophy in the Spanish..." June 10

  • Dimitar Berbatov warns Manchester United against Jack Grealish and Saul Niguez transfers

    Metro "Dimitar Berbatov believes Jack Grealish would be a ‘better fit’ for Manchester United than Saul Niguez, but does not think his former club need to strengthen the midfield in the transfer market. Berbatov suggested that Aston Villa playmaker Grealish is too..." June 09

  • Inter ask about Morata?

    Football Italia "Inter are allegedly in talks with Atletico Madrid regarding a potential move for former Juventus forward Alvaro Morata. Nerazzurri target and Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani looks set for a move to Atletico Madrid when his current deal in France expires, meaning that Morata..." June 08

  • Partey to Arsenal transfer gathers momentum after team-mate speaks out

    TeamTalk "Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey needs to test himself in another county, according to his Ghana team-mate Joseph Larweh Attamah. Attamah is not the first Ghanaian to speak about Partey’s future with Kasim Nuhu and Edwin Gyasi both calling for Partey..." June 08

  • Atletico Madrid star Diego Costa sentenced to six months in prison for tax fraud

    Daily Star "Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been sentenced to six months in prison for tax fraud in Spain - but the Atletico Madrid ace will pay €36,000 fine to avoid any jail time. Spanish outlet El Mundo report the Brazilian forward pleaded guilty to a tax offence amounting to..." June 04

  • “We’ve been baited” – Saul Niguez breaks these Man United fans’ hearts with new club announcement

    Caught Off Side "A number of Manchester United fans have been left disappointed today as Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez has announced his new club. A few days ago, the Spain international, who has been linked with Man Utd by AS in recent times, teased fans on Twitter by saying he had an..." June 03

  • Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez Says He Will Announce His 'New Club' In Three Days

    Sport Bible "Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez has left fans guessing after saying he'll announce his 'new club' in three days. The Spaniard is one of the world's top midfielders and has played 37 games for Atletico this season, scoring four goals. But fans will be..." June 01

  • What Saul's imminent announcement could mean for Thomas Partey amid talk of Arsenal transfer

    Football London "Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez sparked a massive reaction with a cryptic social media post over the weekend. The Spain international has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United, a rumour which stretches back for numerous summer transfer windows. But..." June 01

  • Report: Tottenham and Monaco have opened talks to sign Stefan Savic this summer

    The Boot Room "Spanish outlet TodoFichajes have claimed that both Tottenham Hotspur and Monaco have now opened talks with the agent of Atletico Madrid giant Stefan Savic – and he could be available on the cheap in the coming months. Last week, the same outlet claimed that..." June 01

  • La Liga return: State of play in Spain ahead of June 11 restart

    Pro Soccer Talk "La Liga will return on June 11 and El Clasico’s heated rivals will restart a battle for the top of Spain’s top flight. Catalan clubs face drama at both ends of the table with Barcelona in first and Espanyol in 20th. Between there is mayhem. Barca..." May 30

  • Diego Costa Could Face Up To Six Months In Prison

    Sport Bible "Diego Costa is time in prison for tax fraud, with prosecutors asking for him to face six months behind bars ahead of his trial on June 4th.  According to reports in Spain, via Cadena Ser, the Atletico Madrid striker has defrauded the Spanish state of over 1 million euros for..." May 29

  • Hector Herrera staying put with Atletico de Madrid despite complicated season

    FMF State Of Mind "It has been a difficult first year with Atleti for Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera. After a very successful six year-run in Portuguese club Oporto, he became a free agent, opting to leave the club in favor of signing for the Spanish club in July of last year. He arrived with high expectations..." May 29

  • Atleti's Felix incurs knee injury in training

    TSN "Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix incurred a knee injury during training, the club announced on Monday. The initial diagnosis is a low-grade MCL sprain in his left knee that could keep the Portugal international from being available for selection when La Liga is expected to..." May 25

  • Spanish prime minister clears La Liga return for June 8

    Pro Soccer Talk "La Liga is returning in June, as Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez has given the green light for sport in Spain beginning June 8. The Spanish top flight had previously hoped to get going on June 12, and it’s unclear whether that date will change. The matches will..." May 23

  • Alexandre Lacazette transfer offers Mikel Arteta the perfect Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang solution

    Football London "It’s been reported this week that Arsenal are open to letting forward Alexandre Lacazette leave the club in an exchange deal for Atletico Madrid attacker Thomas Lemar. Lacazette’s future is uncertain at the Emirates after a stop-start Premier League campaign which has seen..." May 21

  • Arsenal 'keen to swap Alexandre Lacazette for out-of-form Atletico Madrid forward Thomas Lemar'

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are ready to swap Alexandre Lacazette for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Lemar, according to Spanish outlet AS.  It comes after the Gunners confirmed they are ready to take 'serious' disciplinary action after Lacazette was pictured..." May 20

  • Clausura 2020 fate to be decided Wednesday

    FMF State Of Mind "The Owners’ Assembly corresponding to the month of May is set to take place this coming Wednesday, where important topics are usually discussed and, in some cases, surprising and unexplainable decisions are made as well. Last month was no exception. In April’s assembly, the..." May 18

  • Atletico Madrid plan double swoop on Real Madrid

    Football Espana "Atletico Madrid are eyeing a double move from city rivals Real Madrid, identifying James Rodriguez and Mariano Diaz (pictured) as transfer targets. That is according to a report in Fichajes.net via La Razon, claiming that Atleti are considering a double swoop from their..." May 15

  • Atletico Madrid star Felix sets sights on Champions League and Ballon d'Or

    Sporting News "Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix has affirmed that he will not stop until he reaches his goals in football - lifting the Champions League and winning the Ballon d'Or.  The 20-year-old forward joined Atletico from Benfica at the start of the 2019-20 season after coming to..." May 14

  • I’d Be Happy – Ghana Star On Prospect of Thomas Partey Joining Arsenal

    Inside Futbol "Thomas Partey’s Ghana team-mate Kasim Nuhu has admitted he would be pleased to see his countryman plying his trade at Arsenal as he feels the Premier League is the best league in the world.  Partey has been heavily linked with a move Arsenal this summer as the Ghanian..." May 13

  • Transfer swap deals we'd like to see

    ESPN "As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact sport around the globe, the resulting financial crisis means there will be less money in the upcoming transfer window and clubs will have to get creative if they are looking to move players on, or bring in new arrivals. The..." May 12

  • Atlético Madrid negotiating with Real Madrid for James Rodríguez

    AS "ames Rodríguez may well be staying in Madrid, but not with his current club Real Madrid - rather the Colombia star looks increasingly likely to move across the city to Atlético Madrid. The attacking midfielder, who returned to Spanish football, has played little..." May 12

  • La Liga will return with matches every day, league president Javier Tebas reveals

    The Independent "La Liga will return with matches every day, league president Javier Tebas has revealed. Spain’s top division has been shut down since March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. As lockdown restrictions are lifted players and teams have now begun to return to..." May 11

  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's stance on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain revealed amid swap plot

    Express "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp's stance on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been revealed ahead of the summer transfer window. The former Arsenal midfielder has endured an injury-hit spell at Anfield and is fancied by Atletico Madrid as part of a swap deal involving Arsenal target Thomas..." May 11

  • Atletico de Madrid still interested in James Rodriguez, could offer €25 million -report

    Managing Madrid "James Rodriguez could end up joining Atletico de Madrid in the upcoming transfer window, as Simeone’s side will offer around €25 million to sign him away from Real Madrid, according to a report from Colombian newspaper El Universal. James was on Atletico’s radar in..." May 06

  • Atletico star Partey names the Premier League side he wants to join

    TeamTalk "Atletico Madrid’s highly-touted defensive midfield star Thomas Partey wants to make Arsenal his next club, according to reports. The Ghana international impressed Premier League audiences with two strong displays as his Spanish side dumped holders Liverpool out of the..." May 05

  • La Liga ready to begin testing players ahead of training

    USA Today " Professional soccer players in Spain will be tested this week so they can start training again for the first time in nearly two months. Basic training has been allowed to resume in Spain on Monday after the government eased some of the lockdown measures that had been in place..." May 04

  • Kieran Trippier charged by FA over alleged breaches of betting rules

    BBC "England right-back Kieran Trippier has been charged with misconduct for alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules. The alleged offences occurred in July 2019, which is when Trippier joined Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur. The 29-year-old has..." May 01

  • Liverpool vs. Atletico Madrid, Manchester derby linked to spikes in coronavirus deaths?

    Yardbarker "England's decision to allow multiple sporting events that included large gatherings after it was known the coronavirus was in the country is coming under further scrutiny.  As The Telegraph's Paul Nuki wrote on Tuesday, the derby between Manchester United..." April 28

  • Real Madrid scouting Peñarol wonder kid Facundo Pellistri

    Managing Madrid "Real Madrid are interested in the signing of Peñarol midfielder Facundo Pellistri, according to a report from Spanish newspaper AS. Madrid’s head scout Juni Calafat are closely monitoring his recent performances and other clubs like Manchester City, Atletico de Madrid..." April 28

  • Diego Costa: Ex-Chelsea boss Conte would 'never last' at Real Madrid

    ESPN "Former Chelsea forward Diego Costa told ESPN Brasil that he thinks Antonio Conte could never last a full season at a club like Real Madrid. Costa left Chelsea at the end of the 2016-17 season following a row with Conte and returned to Atletico..." April 27

  • Mayor demands investigation into Liverpool-Atletico match

    Daily Mirror "  Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has demanded an investigation into whether Liverpool's Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid should have gone ahead in the city amid the coronavirus outbreak. Liverpool lost 3-2 to the Spanish side in front of..." April 24

  • Atletico offer Partey new deal to fend off Arsenal interest

    The Guardian "Atlético Madrid have offered the midfielder Thomas Partey a new deal until 2025 in the hope of fending off bids from rival clubs, including Arsenal. The Premier League club has expressed the strongest interest so far in the 26-year-old Ghanaian. Arsenal have yet to submit an..." April 21

  • Atletico Madrid temporarily cuts player salaries by 70 percent

    Pro Soccer Talk "Atletico Madrid says it has reached an agreement with its players and coaching staff to reduce their salaries by 70 percent while competitions are stopped during the coronavirus pandemic. Atletico announced the agreement on Thursday and said it is temporarily suspending the jobs of..." April 03

  • Liverpool public health director: Atletico tie risked COVID-19 spread

    The Guardian "Liverpool’s Champions League tie at Anfield with Atlético Madrid should not have been played, the city council’s director of public health has said, amid concern at the rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases there. Matthew Ashton, who began in the..." April 03

  • Man Utd growing increasingly confident of club record Saul Niguez transfer this summer

    Daily Star "Manchester United are growing increasingly confident of landing Saul Niguez in a club record £135m deal. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær has targeted the Spain and Atletico Madrid ace as Paul Pogba's midfield replacement at Old Trafford. Pogba is..." March 30