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Saturday October 19 2019
Atletico Madrid hit by injuries for Valencia clash

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has confirmed he will be without three first team players for today's clash with Valencia.

Los Rojiblancos welcome Albert Celedas' side to the Estadio Metropolitano, on the back of a six game unbeaten run in all competitions.

However they will be without Vitolo, Stefan Savic and Ivan Saponjic for the game, with Simeone confirming that Spanish international Vitolo could return for their midweek Champions League game with Bayer Leverkusen.

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Friday October 18 2019
Atletico Madrid in chase for PSG striker Edinson Cavani

Atletico Madrid are one of a number of clubs interested in landing Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani next year, say reports.

Calciomercato are citing a report in L'Equipe that Atleti are interested in the Uruguayan alongside Manchester United and a trio of Italian clubs - Inter, Napoli and Juventus.

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Friday October 18 2019
Atletico Madrid happy to play La Liga games in US - Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone has not voiced any opposition to plans to stage Atletico Madrid’s game at Villarreal in the United States.

It follows on from both clubs, along with La Liga, submitting an official request to stage the match - proposed for December - in Miami, Florida.

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Thursday October 17 2019
Spanish FA will oppose La Liga matches abroad - Rubiales

Spanish FA chief Luis Rubiales has confirmed the association will oppose plans to stage La Liga matches in the United States.

Rubiales - who was a leading critic against similar plans last season - has outlined how it will alter the competition and would be seeking for validation which does not currently insist.

It comes after Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have formally requested their December league game be played in Miami.

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Thursday October 17 2019
Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga make formal request to play in Miami

Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have formally requested their December league game be played in Miami.

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Thursday October 17 2019
Group who robbed Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey arrested

A group of men who targeted the houses of famous footballers in Madrid for robberies have been arrested, report El Diario.

Four men have been arrested - three in Madrid and one in Toledo - following a series of incidents, with a number of items recovered including large number of stolen jewels, €10k and some valuables, such as the league runner-up medal of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey and his passport.

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Thursday October 17 2019
Manchester United target Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez is on Manchester United’s shortlist for a transfer in 2020, according to reports.

The Spain international is one of six players listed as being wanted by the Red Devils, who are desperate to reinforce a threadbare squad over the coming transfer windows.

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Thursday October 17 2019
La Liga plan to hold Villarreal v Atletico Madrid clash in Miami

La Liga have agreed with Villarreal and Atletico Madrid to hold the match between the two in December in Miami, say reports.

Diario AS have been able to confirm reports that initially began in El Confidencial that the agreement has been made at a board level - with the presidents of both clubs said to be among the closest to La Liga chief Javier Tebas.

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Wednesday October 16 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

Atletico Madrid take on Valencia in the game of the weekend but there are tricky trips for Barcelona and Real Madrid as La Liga returns, writes Alex Fitzpatrick.

Alvaro Morata in action for Atletico Madrid

After an unpredictable start to the season in La Liga, the cream has once again risen to the top. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid sit in the top three positions following the international break, but the chasing pack is not far behind.

Barcelona look to consolidate

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Wednesday October 16 2019
Lucas Hernandez: Real Madrid wanted to sign me

Lucas Hernandez has explained how Real Madrid attempted to sign him when he was still a defender at Atletico Madrid.

The France international joined Bayern Munich this summer in an €80m deal having coming up through the youth system at Los Rojiblancos.

The central defender - who was also adept at playing at left-back - was one of the most important players in Diego Simeone’s side, who were desperate to retain him this summer.

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