ATLETICO MADRID NEWS

Diego Simeone has signed a contract extension at Atletico Madrid which will see him remain at the club until June 2020.
Antoine Griezmann has compared Luxembourg to Atletico Madrid after the European minnows secured a goalless draw in Paris.
Inter are weighing up a move for Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez, who is out of contract next summer, in the January transfer window.
Diego Costa has been left out of Chelsea’s Champions League squad after a summer in which he failed to get his desired Atletico Madrid return.
Atletico Madrid have advised Diego Costa to return to Chelsea training to ensure he can move back to Spain in January, say reports.
Despite the transfer window being closed, Atletico Madrid are set to finalise a future deal for Racing Club striker Lautaro Martinez.
The release clause of Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has reportedly dropped back to €100m.
Chelsea have included Diego Costa in their Premier League and Champions League squads, despite the striker’s exile from their first team.
Benfica are hopeful of a double swoop for La Liga pair Nicolas Gaitan and Ezequiel Garay, who both previously played for the club, say reports.
Atletico Madrid have offered Argentine midfielder Nicolas Gaitan to Watford in order to fund a deal for Diego Costa, say reports.
Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have run out of time to agree the terms of Diego Costa’s transfer in this transfer window, say reports in Spain.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak admits ‘things change from day to day’ and could not comment on his future beyond the current season.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo admits he is ‘optimistic’ on securing a deal for Chelsea striker Diego Costa this week.
Atletico Madrid will refuse to sell Luciano Vietto if they fail to land Diego Costa from Chelsea, it is reported in Spain.
There has been progress in discussions to bring Chelsea striker Diego Costa back to Atletico Madrid with a fee of €44m (£41m) discussed, say reports.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke remains hopeful on his club re-signing Diego Costa and admitted ‘we all want’ the Chelsea striker.
Diego Simeone hailed Atletico Madrid’s “energy, dynamism and ruthlessness” in their 5-1 thrashing of Las Palmas on Saturday.
Las Palmas are without the ineligible Vitolo against an Atletico Madrid side that will start Angel Correa and Luciano Vietto as strikers on Saturday.
FIFA will reportedly replace the Confederations Cup in 2021 with a new Club World Cup in China, consisting of 24 teams.
Atletico Madrid’s €11m deal for Racing Club striker Lautaro Martinez is ‘99% complete’, according to the player’s agent Rolando Zarate.
Atletico Madrid ‘do not play beautiful football’ according to Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco following the Champions League draw.
Atletico Madrid will face English champions Chelsea, Roma and Azerbaijani side Qarabag in a challenging Group C in the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid are working on a long-term plan to lure midfielder Marcos Llorente from cross-city rivals Real Madrid, say reports in Spain.
Vitolo will sit out Saturday’s clash between Las Palmas and Atletico Madrid on Saturday due to a gentleman’s agreement between the clubs.
Diego Costa has again hit out at Antonio Conte’s text-message treatment. “It was a moment of madness and shows what kind of person he is.”
Diego Simeone hailed his Atletico Madrid side for “keeping the fire lit” during their 2-2 draw with Girona in La Liga on Saturday.
History will be in the making at Montilivi on Saturday evening as Girona host giants Atletico Madrid in their first-ever, La Liga game.
Diego Costa has hit out at Chelsea for ‘pricing him out’ of his dream return to Atletico Madrid this summer in a latest interview.
Atletico Madrid captain Gabi is hopeful Diego Costa will return to the club but has advised the striker to ‘respect’ his current club Chelsea.
Sampdoria have reached a €20m agreement with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of striker Luciano Vietto, say multiple media reports.
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