Atleti still looking for their first win of 2016/17

Simeone leaves the door open on Inter rumours

The media frenzy around Atlético Madrid continues as coach Diego Simeone has been something of the club’s lightning rod in the wake of his side’s poor start to the 16/17 campaign.

Atleti has started the season with just one point in two consecutive games against newly promoted sides Alavés and Leganés, and many have questioned whether Simeone’s demands are now falling on deaf ears.

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.

Luciano Vietto plays for Atlético against Athletic Bilbao

Luciano Vietto hoping to seal move away from Atlético

After a disappointing first season for Luciano Vietto at Atlético Madrid, it is understood that the young Argentine forward is keen on a move away from the Vicente Calderón in order to secure first-team football.

Celta is the rumoured destination for Vietto, according to AS, with talks between the clubs already at an advanced stage.

Torres has had to settle for some bench time this season at Atlético

Fernando Torres set for talks on Atlético future

In case you missed it, AS are reporting the news that almost all of us wanted to hear: Simeone has given Atlético the green light to discuss a contract offer for Fernando Torres.

El Niño’s loan from Milan is up at the end of the season, and as we talked about previously, it looked as if Simeone was decided on Torres’ departure from Madrid. Only some excellent performances would change his mind.

Griezmann and Saúl in line for improved contracts

Atlético to offer Griezmann and Saúl ‘lifetime contracts’

Atlético Madrid are looking to tie down star assets Antoine Griezmann and Saúl Ñíguez to long term contracts by June, according to reports in the Spanish press.

Both have attracted plenty of interest over the last few months, but AS say that the club want to keep the duo “for life” and are confident that a deal can be agreed.

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.

Óliver Torres agrees deal with Borussia Dortmund, according to Di Marzio

Borussia Dortmund agree deal to sign Óliver Torres

According to transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio, Borussia Dortmund has reached an agreement to sign Óliver Torres from Atlético Madrid on a four-and-a-half year deal.

Óliver, one of Atleti’s brightest youth products in recent years, has struggled to make the most of his gametime for los Rojiblancos so far this season and was said to be unhappy about the opportunities coming his way.