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Sunday December 15 2019
Atletico Madrid linked with Andrea Belotti in January transfer market

Atletico Madrid are considering a shock January move for Torino captain Andrea Belotti to bolster their attacking options.

Diego Simeone has been linked with a host of strikers from across Europe's top leagues, as they look to ease their goal scoring problems, and find cover for the injured Diego Costa.

Los Rojiblancos had been rumoured to be working on a deal for PSG star Edinson Cavani, however those rumours have cooled in recent weeks, and Simeone could turn his attention elsewhere.

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Sunday December 15 2019
Antoine Griezmann issues El Clasico form warning

Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann has warned his teammates they need to improve ahead of next week's crucial El Clasico tie with Real Madrid.

The Catalan giants slipped to a 2-2 draw at Real Sociedad this weekend, handing the La Liga title initiative to Zinedine Zidane's side ahead of their Camp Nou showdown on December 18.

The French international scored against his former side, but he stated in a post match interview with Movistar, via Diario AS, that the team needs to do more ahead of the Real Madrid game.

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Sunday December 15 2019
Alvaro Morata open to competition at Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid forward Alvaro Morata has confirmed he would be happy for an increase in competition for places in the squad.

The Spanish international scored in the 2-0 weekend La Liga win over Osasuna, ending a run of five games without a goal, with Diego Simeone's side moving up to fifth in the table.

However the former Real Madrid striker told a post match interview with Marca, that he would be open to new faces coming to the club in January.

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Saturday December 14 2019
Atletico Madrid: Koke has been released to attend his child's birth

Atletico Madrid have confirmed skipper Koke has been released from the squad to face Osasuna this weekend, with his partner expecting to give birth.

According to reports in Marca, the Spanish international requested to be withdrawn from the squad, and manager Diego Simeone has agreed to let him go.

The 27-year old has now left the team hotel to be with his partner Beatriz Espejel, who is expecting their first child.

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Saturday December 14 2019
Atletico Madrid behind Inter for Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud

Inter are set to beat Atletico Madrid for a January move to Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud, according to a report in L’Equipe.

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Friday December 13 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

Ahead of a fascinating round of La Liga, Alex Fitzpatrick analyses if Real Madrid and Barcelona can negotiate tough away trips ahead of midweek El Clasico.

Valencia against Real Madrid

Deadlock ahead of El Clasico

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Friday December 13 2019
Manchester United: Atletico Madrid lower Saul Niguez clause

Atletico Madrid have significantly lowered their asking price for midfielder Saul Niguez, according to the Telegraph.

The 25-year-old signed an eight-year contract before the start of the 2018-19 season, following interest from La Liga rivals Barcelona, with a whopping €150m release clause inserted into the new deal - but the latest report suggests the valuation has been dropped significantly to €100m.

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Friday December 13 2019
Former Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco set for Betis

Former Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco, currently at Chinese club Dalian Yifang, is close to joining Real Betis.

A report in El Desmarque claims that the Belgian international is ‘a step away’ from joining the Seville-based club in the January transfer window.

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Friday December 13 2019
Atletico Madrid move for Dinamo Zagreb winger Dani Olmo

Dinamo Zagreb winger Dani Olmo is a January transfer target for Atletico Madrid, according to a report in Diario AS.

The rising star received his first call-up to the senior Spain squad for the games against Malta and Romania this month, but did qualify to play for Croatia due to his spell in the nation.

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Friday December 13 2019
Atletico Madrid move for Chelsea wing-back Marcos Alonso

Atletico Madrid will make an attempt to sign Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso in January, according to a report in Cadena Cope.

The 28-year-old is said to have been lined up by the Spanish club having fallen behind Emerson Palmeri in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, while it could initially be a loan deal - similar to the one that took Alvaro Morata to the Spanish capital from Chelsea last year.

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