All posts by Derek Maaijen

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Gabi extends with Atlético until 2017

If it were up to AtléticoFans, this man would have been handed a deal till 2070. Nevertheless we’re incredibly excited by the news that Gabi Fernández has signed a new contract and will continue with the club for another three years. On Friday the captain signed until 2017. Gabi came through the ranks of our

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Óliver Torres and Rubén Pérez leave on loan

Atlético Madrid announced the departures of two players on Tuesday. Midfield duo Óliver Torres and Rubén Pérez will join FC Porto and Torino, respectively. Both are leaving on 1-year loan deals. The temporary exit of Óliver was expected. The Spain U21 international is too talented to let go permanently, but Diego Simeone is not counting

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Official: Atlético sign Miguel Ángel Moyá

With both the loan of Thibaut Courtois and the 1-year deal of Daniel Aranzubia set to expire, Atlético needs to sign two goalkeepers for next season. Half of that task is now complete, after the club announced the transfer of Miguel Ángel Moyá on Wednesday. Pending a medical, the ‘keeper will sign for 3 years

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David Villa leaves Atlético for American adventure

Amidst rumours linking most of our stars with transfers away from the Vicente Calderón, David Villa was surprisingly the first to announce his departure. On Sunday the Asturian announced in a video on the club’s YouTube channel that he’s leaving Atlético Madrid to join New York City in the MLS.

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Official: Atlético announce signing of Ángel Correa

Just days after their season finished, Atlético Madrid announced their first signing for the new season. Argentinian youngster Ángel Correa will join the Rojiblancos after scoring 12 times in 65 appearances for San Lorenzo. Atleti will reportedly pay €8m for the 19-year old offensive midfielder, who could also play up front. After Correa passes his

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Scolari ignores world’s best back line

Luiz Felipe Scolari has decided not to call up João Miranda or Filipe Luís, effectively ignoring their part in forming Europe’s strongest defence and best team of the moment. Instead, Felipão has selected Marcelo and Maxwell for the left back position, while David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Dante and Henrique keep Miranda out of the squad.

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Godín named Player of the Month by Spanish FA

The month of April couldn’t have gone any better for Atlético de Madrid, and it just got better for one of their own. The Spanish FA decided to reward the incredible defensive effort by picking Diego Godín as Player of the Month. The Rojiblancos beat Barcelona and Chelsea on their path to the UEFA Champions League final and extended an incredible run in the league, in which they have now won 9 consecutive games.

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Live: Chelsea vs. Atlético Madrid

Here’s a new concept for you guys. After last week’s huge activity before, during and after the UEFA Champions League semifinal both here on the website and on Twitter, we’ve decided to open a post especially for this big game. Use the comments for your thoughts, updates and (hopefully) celebrations. Chelsea XI: Schwarzer; Ivanovic, Cahill,

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Match preview: Atlético vs. Elche

This week your favorite team kicks off the weekend as Atlético Madrid are set to play Elche on Friday night. The match starts at 20.30 CET. For Los Rojiblancos it’s a chance to earn their 8th consecutive victory and to increase their lead over Copa del Rey winners Real Madrid, whose match has been postponed