All posts tagged "defender"

Antonio López (AS)

Antonio López: “We want to win Super Cup”

Our captain Antonio López has been talking to the press today and confirmed that Atlético are now back in training and are focused on preparing for the UEFA Super Cup against Inter. Speaking after a sponsorship extension was agreed between the club and Finnish gambling company Paf, López told journalists in the VIP room at


Taiwo deal a step closer?

Olympique Marseille’s left-back Taye Taiwo has decided against renewing his contract with the Ligue 1 side, according to a French newspaper. The Nigerian’s current contract is due to expire in 2011 and he has chosen not to remain in France. The decision bodes well for Atlético, who have reportedly made the left-back a top transfer


Fanni: “Atlético is a great opportunity”

Atlético’s defence looks like it could be reinforced this summer as Rennes defender Rod Fanni reveals negotiations with los Colchoneros are ongoing. Marca is reporting that discussions are in their advanced stages as Atlético look to bring in the right back ahead of the start of the new season. The Frenchman, speaking on radio station