ATLETICO MADRID NEWS

Antoine Griezmann is set to miss Atletico Madrid’s weekend clash at Real Betis with a hamstring injury sustained against Chelsea on Tuesday.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has admitted ‘a return to Spain is attractive’ for him to be closer to his two children in Madrid.
Atletico Madrid have completed the €12m signing of Racing Club striker Lautaro Martinez but he will not move to the Wanda Metropolitano until next summer.
Real Madrid risk Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16, while Barcelona could face old foes Chelsea or Bayern Munich.
Gabi Fernandez is reportedly close to agreeing a new contract with Atletico Madrid, with Juanfran Torres likely to follow suit.
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly considering whether to replace Unai Emery with former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique at the end of the season.
Atletico Madrid’s Champions League exit will cost the club €30m and two players could be sold in January to make up for it.
Diego Simeone insists Atletico Madrid’s Champions League exit is not the end of an era but a new beginning.
Jan Oblak admits Atletico Madrid “didn’t play like we needed to in some games” after their Champions League exit but vows “we’ll fight for the Europa League.”
Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Champions League group stage after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea, which saw them drop into the Europa League.
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Fernando Torres returns to Chelsea with Atletico Madrid, while Barcelona rest Lionel Messi for the second Champions League match in a row.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will both face lower league opposition in the last 16 of the Copa Del Rey following Tuesday’s draw.
Qarabag’s Spanish winger Dani Quintana has admitted he ‘would not mind not giving Atletico Madrid a favour’ on Tuesday night.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone believes his side can only worry about their game at Chelsea and not think about Roma’s clash with Qarabag.
Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has called on the club to ‘not stop believing’ in Champions League progress ahead of the final round of games.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez insists his side are taking their season ‘one match at a time’ and not thinking about trophies.
Juventus and Roma have reportedly joined Napoli in the race for out-of-favour Atletico Madrid defender Sime Vrsaljko, according to reports.
Atletico Madrid forward Angel Correa has revealed how football helps him ‘escape from everything’ after losing his father and two of his brothers.
Diego Simeone hailed his Atletico Madrid players for their ‘bravery’ during Saturday’s 2-1 win against Real Sociedad.
Racing Club say they have rejected a €12.75m bid from Atletico Madrid for young forward Lautaro Martinez.
Atletico Madrid are on the verge of finalising the €12m signing of Racing Club striker Lautaro Martinez, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Vitolo has reportedly joined up with Atletico Madrid early to speed up his recovery from an injury sustained with Las Palmas.
Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran is confident he can return to first-team action against Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Diego Simeone has described striker Luciano Vietto as ‘one of the best players’ at Atletico Madrid despite his lack of game time.
Spain international winger Vitolo has played his ‘last match for Las Palmas’ according to the club’s president after picking up an injury.
Talk of Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Javier Pastore leaving the club is ‘normal’, according to Coach Unai Emery, amid links to Sevilla and Atletico Madrid.
Antoine Griezmann has revealed ‘Manchester United are a possibility” in a newly-released excerpt from his new autobiography.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone has given his backing to the introduction of VAR technology, which Spanish football is ‘calling out for’.
Diego Simeone is ‘happy’ that clubs are interested in signing Atletico Madrid defender Sime Vrsaljko, who is reportedly keen to move in January.
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