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Kranevitter for Atletico

Kranevitter joins Sevilla on loan from Atleti

Atlético Madrid have announced that the midfield will be a player lighter than expected this summer, as Matias Kranevitter heads to Sevilla on loan for the upcoming season.

Originally purchased from River Plate last summer, the Argentinean only joined Atleti in January, but failed to force his way into the first team.

Vrsaljko signs for Atlético

Atlético confirm capture of Vrsaljko on five-year deal

Atlético Madrid officially announced the signing of Sime Vrsaljko on Tuesday afternoon, with the Croatian international signing a five-year contract at the Vicente Calderón.

The 24-year-old Sassuolo player is reported to have joined for a fee of €16 million, and will provide some much needed cover at first for Juanfran in the right-back position.

Torres gets to wear the red and white for one more season

Fernando Torres signs one-year Atlético extension

Fernando Torres has put to bed months of speculation by finally agreeing to a new contract at the Vicente Calderón.

After joining 18 months ago from AC Milan on loan, where he was welcomed by tens of thousands of Atleti fans, the forward has put pen-to-paper on a one year extension, which will run until the summer of 2017.

The 2016 Copa America trophy

Copa America 2016: Rojiblancos in action

It’s going to be a hectic summer for Atlético with a number of the first-team squad representing their countries in a variety of international tournaments.

First up is the Copa America. Despite only holding the event last year, the organisers decided to buck the four-year cycle and host a special centenary tournament to mark 100 years of the tournament.

Vicente Calderón in the afternoon

Vicente Calderón ruling could mean new stadium delay

The long-winding road for Atlético Madrid that ends in La Peineta seems to have taken another twist this week as courts in Spain have poured more cold-water on the regeneration of the existing site of the Vicente Calderón.

The ruling could delay Atlético’s move across town to their new stadium, or perhaps even cancel the move completely, according to reports.

Monaco's defender Fabinho

Fabinho set for €20 million Atlético move?

Atlético Madrid could be set to bring in Monaco’s Fabinho as some much needed cover in the full-back position, according to transfer rumours coming out of Italy.

Fabinho has been linked with Napoli and both Manchester clubs in the last twelve months, after some solid performances in Ligue 1. The youngster has previously turned out for Rio Ave, and once for Real Madrid.

PSG's manager Laurent Blanc

Simeone rejects PSG offer to replace Blanc

Diego Simeone has rejected the opportunity to join Paris Saint-Germain as coach, according to respected football journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

“The intention of Simeone is to remain at Atletico,” Di Marzio said on his official site. “So the answer to the PSG was negative, at least for this first offer.”

Diego Simeone looks on during the final in Milan

Simeone demands major signings to stay at Atleti

With the media jumping all over Simeone’s comments from the post-match press conference in Milan, further reports are now surfacing that ‘clarify’ Cholo’s position.

According to AS, the man who has turned Atlético’s fortunes around believes that his time at Atlético may have come to an end, after taking the club as far as he can.

Atlético's Diego Simeone expresses his feelings after the final defeat

Atlético’s great sadness and pride in defeat

After Atlético lost a game of chance on Saturday night in Milan against Real Madrid, we take a look at some of the post-match quotes and tweets from our players and coaches, to show that we are certainly not alone in our grief, or our pride.

Stay strong Atléticos. We will be back.

The San Siro is ready for the Champions League final!

Champions League final LIVE: Real Madrid vs. Atlético

It’s been almost a month of excitement, nerves, cautious optimism and belief. After all this time, it’s time for the talking to stop and the match to begin, as Real Madrid and Atlético content the UEFA Champions League at the San Siro.

It could be the biggest trophy win in Atlético’s history, and after the disappointment of two years ago, victory would taste so much sweeter.