ATLETICO MADRID NEWS

Las Palmas winger Vitolo has laughed off suggestions that Real Madrid are in crisis and ‘will do everything’ to defeat his side on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid full-back Filipe Luis faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury, the club have confirmed.
Fernando Torres is set to leave Atletico Madrid in January due to lack of playing time and his current form, say reports in Spain.
Gabi has dismissed the value of the Europa League and stated the probability of exiting the Champions League ‘really hurts’ Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez could be on the move with Inter, Juventus and Manchester City all tracking the Uruguayan, say reports.
Diego Simeone is adamant Atletico Madrid’s style of play is not responsible for a recent run of below-par results and performances.
Diego Godin admits he can ‘understand’ whistles from Atletico Madrid fans but believes the club must ‘stick together’.
Qarabag held Atletico Madrid to another stalemate in the Champions League on Tuesday, but Diego Simeone insists “fate isn’t being kind to us.”
Ernesto Valverde has moved to play down Barcelona’s early lead in La Liga and believes five sides are in a title race.
Atletico Madrid have reportedly agreed a €40m deal with Sampdoria for the transfer of highly-rated midfielder Lucas Torreira, according to reports.
Saul Niguez has described the importance of ‘strong foundations’ in place at Atletico Madrid in the midst of the side’s poor run of form.
Diego Simeone is confident his Atletico Madrid players can emerge from a low-key start to the season with just five wins in 14 matches.
Atletico Madrid laboured to another draw but Sevilla bounced back against Leganes in Saturday’s La Liga action for Week 10.
An out-of-sorts Atletico Madrid face a resurgent Villarreal on Saturday, needing not only a win but also goals.
Atletico Madrid are keeping tabs on Lazio winger Luis Alberto who could be set for a call-up to the Spanish national team, say reports.
Atletico Madrid defensive legends Luis Perea and Diego Godin admitted they now both see themselves as fans of the club.
Atletico Madrid’s squad will return to their old Vicente Calderon for the first time next week to train ahead of their clash with Qarabag.
Yannick Carrasco believes Atletico Madrid have the best fans in Spain and not ‘tourists’ at Real Madrid who attend games ‘like they’re at home’.
Diego Simeone has lamented his side’s lack of ‘killer instinct’ in the final third after Wednesday’s draw with Segunda B side Elche.
Elche goalscorer Lolo Pla believes his side have a ‘chance to advance’ after holding Atletico Madrid 1-1 in their Copa del Rey first leg.
Atletico Madrid could only manage a draw away to third tier side Elche as Spain’s top flight clubs struggled in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey ties.
Diego Simeone believes Nicolas Gaitan needs more minutes on the pitch for Atletico Madrid to prove his worth to the club.
Atletico Madrid captain Gabi has agreed a new one-year contract extension at the club until June 2019, say reports in Spain.
Kevin Gameiro is ‘not afraid’ of staying at Atletico Madrid and competing for a place in the starting eleven, he has revealed.
Diego Godin has revealed his ‘pride’ at becoming the joint highest non-Spaniard record appearance holder with Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Augusto Fernandez is on the cusp of returning for the first time in 13 months after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
Diego Simeone is hopeful Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 victory at Celta Vigo on Sunday can be a ‘turning point’ in their season.
Leganes heaped the pressure on Athletic Bilbao boss Jose Angel Ziganda in Sunday’s Week 9 action, while Atletico Madrid stole victory at Celta Vigo.
The threat of postponement has overshadowed the build-up to Celta Vigo’s clash with Atletico Madrid on Sunday.
Turkish ace Emre Mor is expected to miss Celta Vigo’s clash with Atletico Madrid on Sunday due to an ankle sprain.
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