All posts by Arthur Guisasola

The Fontana del Nettuno in Bologna

Neptuno in Milan: Your three alternatives

If, and when, Atlético Madrid defeat neighbours Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final, Atleti fans in Milan will have to find a substitute for Neptuno to celebrate the long-awaited European Cup.

If you’re going to the final and aren’t sure where to celebrate, don’t worry. AtleticoFans has got you covered.


LIVE from Munich: Our chances in Germany

Atlético are in Munich to face off against Bayern in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League. Last Wednesday, April 27, Atleti beat the German giants 1-0 at the Vicente Calderón thanks to Saúl’s golazo. If Atleti were to score once in the Allianz Arena, Bayern would have to score three to go on

Fernando Torres scores his 100th goal and celebrates with Manuel Brinas

Fernando Torres: “My future is winning with Atleti”

Fernando Torres gave a lengthy interview to radio COPE in the early hours of Friday morning, where the striker discussed his future at Atlético. We all knew Torres is as much a Colchonero as you can get, but after the interview, it’s possible we were wrong.

El Niño is even more Rojiblanco than we had ever imagined.

Rayo Vallecano de Madrid v Club Atletico de Madrid - Copa del Rey

Fernando Torres not in Atleti’s plans for next season

Atlético fans, enjoy these next four months as much as possible because they’re likely to be Fernando Torres’ last months as a Colchonero.

According to AS, in a meeting on Monday between Torres, Cholo and Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, Simeone told the forward that he isn’t in his plans for the following season.

Atlético president Enrique Cerezo

Atlético announce intention to dispute transfer ban

Atlético Madrid has formally announced its intention to dispute FIFA’s transfer ban, which will leave the club unable to register players for the next two transfer windows.

In a publication on the club’s website, Atleti declared its innocence.

Saúl celebrated scoring one of many goals so far this season

Saúl Ñiguez: “My dream is to stay at Atlético for life”

Despite rumours Manchester United were willing to offer up to 24 million euro for youngster Saúl, the midfielder announced he has no plans to leave Atlético Madrid.

“My biggest dream is to stay with Atleti my whole life,” Saúl said in an interview with Sportium News.

Saúl set to start in Los Carménes

Match preview: Granada vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid travel to Granada on Saturday, looking to continue the good run of form that has seen them move to second in the La Liga table behind Barcelona.

Kick-off at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes is set for 18:15 CET.

Atleti were comfortable winners over Galatasaray

Player ratings: Griezmann seals place in the last 16

Antoine Griezmann’s double was enough to secure Atlético’s qualification for the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday, as Galatasaray were comfortable beaten 2-0 in the Calderón.

Cholo’s men sit joint top of Group C with a game remaining, but will need to win at the Estádio da Luz in two week’s time in order to finish above fellow leaders Benfica.

Diego Godín celebrates his goal against Bolivia

International round-up: Godín and Griezmann score

It was a busy week for Atléticos, as 12 players went off to play for their respective national teams. In addition to Atleti’s 12 internationals, six loanees were also called up.

The Uruguayan duo, Diego Godín and José María Giménez, started in both of Uruguay’s matches and helped lead the ‘celeste’ to victory. The duo also helped Fernando Muslera keep two clean sheets and Godín scored a goal in both games, against Bolivia and Colombia.

Who would our third captain be?

A captain down – does Atleti need a third?

With the departure of Raúl García, not only did Atlético Madrid lose a wonderful player, and an even better person, but a captain as well.

Since then, the club hasn’t announced who the replacement captain would be. The press speculated that it would be Koke, but no official confirmation was given.