ATLETICO MADRID NEWS

Ernesto Valverde admits Athletic Bilbao's tactics have played into the hands of Atletico Madrid in recent encounters between the teams.
Diego Simeone welcomes criticism of his Atletico Madrid team, saying that it acts as a source of motivation for him.
Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez warns his side have only done half the job after defeating Eibar 3-0 in their Copa del Rey quarter final first leg.
Diego Simeone has said he won’t ‘tie anybody down’ to staying at Atletico Madrid amid rumours of Antoine Griezmann moving to Manchester United in summer.
Jose Francisco Molina – former Atletico Madrid goalkeeper and coach of Indian champions Atletico de Kolkata – doesn’t think he will replace Diego Simeone.
Luis Enrique believes that any of La Liga’s top four sides can win the title this season following Real Madrid’s unbeaten run ending on Sunday.
Manchester City will aim to solve their goalkeeping problems by attempting to sign Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak next summer, say reports.
Aritz Aduriz and Benat Etxebarria will miss Athletic Bilbao’s visit of Atletico Madrid after picking up bans in Saturday’s stalemate with Leganes.
Diego Simeone claims Cristiano Ronaldo winning the Ballon d’Or proved results matter most after Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 victory over Real Betis.
Diego Simeone has refused to deny reports that Tiago Mendes wants to leave Atletico Madrid but asserts his club still “need” the veteran midfielder.
Copa Del Rey holders Barcelona will face Real Sociedad in the quarter finals as they will attempt to end their eight-game winless run at Anoeta.
Arsenal star forward Alexis Sanchez has emerged as Atletico Madrid's primary target for the summer transfer window, should FIFA lift their transfer ban.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the winner of the inaugural Best FIFA Men’s Player for 2016.
Barcelona and Real Madrid dominate the 2016 FIFPro World XI, but Best Men’s Player nominee Antoine Griezmann is not included.
Diego Simeone admits Atletico Madrid “rely heavily” on the form of Antoine Griezmann after the forward ended his goal drought against Eibar.
Diego Simeone says he is fired up for the “challenge” that awaits Atletico Madrid in the second half of this season.
Eight La Liga players were selected in the UEFA Team of the Year for 2016 with four Real Madrid players, three from Barcelona and Antoine Griezmann.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez admits he has lacked consistency in a season where he has been hampered by injuries and changes in formation.
Diego Simeone has confirmed that he will stay with Atletico Madrid for at least another season.
Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann admits he is “angry” with his goal drought but insists “I don’t care about what people say”.
Antoine Griezmann reiterates he is “happy” at Atletico Madrid and finds talk of ‘bigger clubs’ disrespectful to Los Colchoneros.
Diego Costa has admitted he was on the verge of leaving Chelsea and returning to Atletico Madrid this summer but the move did not come to fruition.
Atletico Madrid have turned down a double bid from Manchester City for brothers Lucas and Theo Hernandez, said Atleti chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin.
Atletico Madrid full-back Filipe Luis has returned to full training with his teammates after missing three weeks with a thigh injury.
Diego Simeone will remain at Atletico Madrid next season and see out the rest of his contract, the club’s CEO Gil Marin has confirmed.
Antoine Griezmann admits losing the Champions League final with Atletico Madrid back in May hurt more than France’s Euro 2016 heartbreak.
Diego Simeone has hinted he could remain at Atletico Madrid beyond the expiration of his current deal in 2018, despite a two-year contract reduction.
The draw for the last sixteen of the Copa Del Rey produced some mouth-watering prospects as many top sides were paired against each other.
Atletico Madrid’s stadium move may be in jeopardy after documents submitted by the City Council on the club’s behalf contained "substantial errors".
Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are reportedly keeping tabs on Villarreal’s Italian midfielder Roberto Soriano.
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