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Saúl and Giménez celebrate against Eibar

Saúl and Giménez taking lead roles for youthful Atleti

When Atlético Madrid beat Eibar 3-1 this past Saturday, they did so with the average age in the starting XI being roughly 23 years-old.

Although Fernando Torres’ 100th career goal stole the headlines on the day, the game solidified the fact that José Giménez and Saúl Ñíguez are showing fans of los Rojiblancos that the future’s looking bright.

New faces starting to find their flow (Guardian)

Further success on the horizon for red and whites?

Following the exit of several star names over the summer, much has been made of Atlético in particular in front of goal this season, with many quick to judge our new signings and point the finger at the team’s apparent inability to score and make chances from open play. Diego Costa, David Villa and Adrián

Diego Simeone and his sons

Simeone: “Atlético must sign quality reinforcements”

A little over a week after one of the most memorable seasons in Atlético history, the man behind it all took a look back while on vacation in his native Argentina. Diego Simeone spoke to Barcelona-based paper Mundo Deportivo on Sunday, insisting that the keys to a successful season will be to keep the core

Atleti win 20th straight game at 'Cholo Castle'

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 22

Sunday night’s 1-0 victory over Betis will go down as the night Diego Simeone unleashed ‘the Beast’. After failing to capitalise on a very lively start, Atleti’s play drifted into a state of tedium. Starting strikers Radamel Falcao and Adrián were finding it very difficult to get meaningfully involved in the game. The Asturian was

atletico madrid boss diego simeone looks back at 2012

2012: The Year of ‘El Cholo’

In an interview conducted and shared by the club, Atlético coach Diego Simeone looked back at a very special 2012 for the Red and Whites, a year in which he completely transformed the collective Colchonero mentality. Two European titles later and 40 points collected in the present league campaign (good for second place and seven

ATLETICO COACH DIEGO SIMEONE ARRIVES IN BUCHAREST

‘El Cholo’ discusses Europa League final

Diego Simeone has revealed some of the tactics he plans to take into Wednesday’s Europa League decider, while also discussing where he believes Athletic Bilbao will be dangerous. Speaking to UEFA.com, ‘El Cholo’ acknowledged that, despite facing Spanish opposition, the game will be different to a La Liga match. “We’ll need to be compact and

atletico players lift perea and antonio lopez' shirts in a tribute to the captains

The red and white aftermath: Week 37

Atlético’s first comeback win of the season in La Liga, a 2-1 triumph over direct rivals Málaga, offered los Colchoneros’ Champions League aspirations just enough oxygen to ensure they arrive into next Sunday with a pulse, albeit a very faint one. A summer of torment awaits us should we fail to land the fourth place

atletico madrid coach diego el cholo simeone in his weekly press conference

Simeone confident hard work will pay off

Atlético coach Diego Simeone is making a habit of addressing club matters on a weekly basis. On Wednesday morning, ‘El Cholo’ gave another one of his in-depth midweek press conferences, hitting on a broad scope of Atleti topics du jour. The Rojiblanco boss revisited the loss to Barcelona on Sunday and looked ahead to our

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Simeone: “I hope to see a packed Calderón Sunday”

Atlético Madrid coach Diego Simeone gave a press conference at the club’s training facilities in Majadahonda Wednesday morning, looking ahead to Sunday’s home match against Valencia and reflecting on his phenomenal run during his first month and a half in charge. “I hope to see a packed Calderón and that with our fans, it’ll be

'El Cholo' clarifies what we've lacked in our travels (colchonero.com)

Convince us Cholo!

We want to believe in you Mr. Simeone. We want to believe your hiring wasn’t just a transparent ploy to appease us, the disgruntled fans, fed up with the butchering of our beloved club by its crooked captors. We want to believe that despite the dysfunctional management up top and regardless of the reasons why