ATLETICO MADRID NEWS

Only Sime Vrsaljko and Kevin Gameiro are missing for Atletico Madrid against Chelsea as Wanda Metropolitano hosts its first-ever Champions League game.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed he would shake the hand of Diego Costa should their paths cross at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta believes his international teammate Diego Costa was ‘underrated’ during his stint at Stamford Bridge.
Saul Niguez believes the arrival of Diego Costa at Atletico Madrid will put all the club’s forwards ‘on alert’, including Antoine Griezmann.
Thibaut Courtois and Jan Oblak are the two best goalkeepers in world football, according to Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone refused to talk about Diego Costa but believes Alvaro Morata will show he is a ‘great player’ at Chelsea.
Diego Costa assures he is “really keen to start doing my bit back home” after completing his return to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea.
Atletico Madrid have officially completed the signing of striker Diego Costa from Chelsea.
Cesc Fabregas has admitted he will miss the ‘spectacular connection’ he enjoyed with former teammate Diego Costa at Chelsea.
Everton made a last ditch bid of €75m in an attempt to lure Diego Costa away from Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain.
Filipe Luis has explained how, despite no signings over the past twelve months, competition for places at Atletico Madrid is higher than ever.
Diego Simeone compared Wanda Metropolitano to “a Roman circus” after Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 victory over Sevilla on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid new boy Diego Costa has expressed his delight at returning “home” but insisted that he retains “special affection” for Chelsea.
Saturday’s clash between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla goes beyond their rivalry in La Liga as it also marks 25 years since Diego Maradona’s spell in Andalusia.
Atletico Madrid full-back Filipe Luis has expressed his ‘delight’ at the return of his ‘friend’ Diego Costa at the club.
Diego Costa has explained he is ‘not upset’ and has ‘no bitterness’ towards Chelsea Coach Antonio Conte following his move to Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak has moved to dismiss talk he could leave the club next summer amid links to Juventus.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has welcomed Diego Costa’s impending return to the club but warned he was not a guaranteed starter.
Atletico Madrid have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Chelsea for the transfer of striker Diego Costa.
Diego Costa is to undergo a medical with Atletico Madrid on Thursday after the agreement of a €60m deal with Chelsea, say reports in Spain.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo believes the Wanda Metropolitano’s hosting of the 2019 Champions League final will be an extra motivation for the club.
Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten start to the campaign continued with an impressive 2-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao.
Las Palmas president Miguel Angel Ramirez ‘understands’ the frustration of Sevilla fans at the nature of Vitolo’s departure from the club this summer.
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui has called on Diego Costa to return to training and resolve his club feature to put himself back in the international frame.
Juventus have been linked with a future move for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak, who has a €100m release clause.
Barcelona have the highest wage budget in Spanish football for the current campaign, surpassing Real Madrid at the top of the list.
Diego Simeone has highlighted the depth of talent in his squad and the club’s rotation policy as being fundamental to success this season.
Atletico Madrid smashed their record profit margins for a matchday in Saturday’s opening match at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.
Sevilla president Jose Castro has called for calm from the club’s fans ahead of winger Vitolo’s first return to the club with Las Palmas.
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao will plead guilty to tax fraud in relation to his time at Atletico Madrid between 2011 and 2013, say reports in Spain.
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