All posts tagged "diego costa"

Mandzukic - or someone else? (pic: getty)

Striker search – is Mandžukić the right choice?

Fernando Torres, Sergio Agüero, Diego Forlán, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa. They have all held the expectation of rojiblanco fans in recent years, and since the latter’s departure last week to Chelsea, the question on everyone’s lips is – who will lead the line at the Vicente Calderón next season?

It now looks set to be Mandžukić, but is he right fit, or is there a better option available?

Mandžukić wants out of German champions

Rumour round-up part 2: Strikers wanted

In our second part of our transfer round-up, we look at the candidates to strengthen our forward line and midfield areas for the coming season ahead of the wholesale changes anticipated.

filipe miranda atletico madrid

Rumour round-up: Samba stars heading for England?

The World Cup may be starting today, but that does not mean that the transfer market takes a rest and club sides are working hard to get deals done early and build for next season – none more so than Atlético Madrid. Read the first part in our rumour round-up right here!

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The red and white aftermath: Match Day 34

Win, win, win and – if necessary – win again. That is what Atlético have to do if they are to claim their first La Liga title in 18 years this season. The team know that three more victories are needed from their last 4 games to secure top spot, although as usual, the only game that matters right now is the next one.

Godín wins over the fans  with an opening goal and a point to the crest  (

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 33

With Barcelona surprisingly beaten at Granada the previous evening, Atlético took the chance to go three points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday with a deserved win at local rivals Getafe.

Costa has 7 goals in last 6 meetings against Osasuna  (

Match preview: Osasuna vs. Atlético

Atlético are the last of La Liga’s ‘Big Three’ to go into battle this round, with proceedings away at Osasuna getting underway at 21:00 CET on Sunday. Atleti are unbeaten in eight consecutive encounters against los Rojillos, and have won three straight at El Sadar.

Falcao sent Villarreal out the top flight 2 seasons ago  (Getty)

Match preview: Villarreal vs. Atlético

Atlético hit the road again to face fourth in La Liga Villarreal, back from relegation just one year later and looking as lean and mean as in the old days when they gained the ‘Yellow Submarine’ nickname.

Costa addresses matters  on the club's official site  (

Soapbox Suzy: Respect Costa’s decision!

I’m getting annoyed with the whole ‘Diego Costa: Spain or Brazil’ thing. I’m really happy about our players being called up, because it is a sign of the great work they do for Atlético. It doesn’t matter to me which country they play for.