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Emre leaves Atleti after just six months

Emre heads back to Turkey

Turkish midfielder Emre’s long and illustrious career with Atlético has come to an end. Well all right, maybe not so much. The 32-year-old was sold to Fenerbahçe for a small fee on Thursday, the Süper Lig outfit announced on its official website. According to Turkish TV channel NTV Spor, Atleti will receive €350,000 for the

Concerns about Atlético's away form are growing

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 21

Ouch. Athletic Bilbao socked Atlético in the gut on Sunday with a spirited second half effort and, just like that, los Rojiblancos’ seven game unbeaten streak was snapped. The 3-0 drubbing left Atleti fans feeling visceral pain for the first time in a while, the agony having increased with each blow dealt by los Leones

Atletico Madrid players celebrate europa league win over Academica

Europa League: Atlético 2 – 1 Académica

11 wins in a row. 16 straight in UEFA competition and 21 games unbeaten. Those are the numbers that go with Atlético’s unbelievable streak which just goes on-and-on-and-on. On Thursday, Simeone showed faith in his reserves and the ‘B-team’ didn’t disappoint as they went three for three in the UEFA Europa League. Not a lot

atletico madrid forwards falcao and adrian celebrate goal against malaga

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 7

The Vicente Calderón witnessed yet another last-gasp triumph following Thursday night’s Cebollazo heard ’round the world. But Atlético’s 2-1 victory over Málaga on Sunday evening, which extended their unbeaten streak to 19 games, was of far greater significance. With a goal pushed in by the will of the 50,000 Indios in attendance at the Rojiblanco


Juanfran set to miss league opener with knee injury

The injury bug struck Atlético early this year as starting right-back Juanfran is expected to miss up to three weeks following a right knee sprain suffered while playing a friendly with the Spanish national team in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The 27-year-old began the day with good news having been handed a rare start with

atletico goalkeeper thibaut courtois speaks of chelsea and the super cup

Courtois: “I want to win the Super Cup with Atlético”

Atlético goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whose loan extension from Chelsea was recently confirmed by both clubs, told Spanish paper AS on Saturday that he is looking forward to taking on his parent club in the upcoming UEFA Super Cup, “a special match,” he said. “Right now, I’m closer to Atleti than to Chelsea and I want


Emre: “I will give my all at Atlético”

Shortly after putting pen to paper on his two-year contract at Atletico, Emre Belözoglu gave his first interview on Spanish soil to Madrid-based newspaper AS. The Turkish midfielder spoke to the Spanish daily’s Özgür Sancar, shedding light on his first impressions of his new club, on why he passed up on bigger wages elsewhere to

atletico confirm signing of midfielder emre belozoglu

Emre signing made official by Atlético

A day after confirming the signing of Uruguay international and former Porto man Cristian ‘Cebolla’ Rodríguez, Atlético have announced their second free transfer of the summer window: Emre Belözoglu. The Turkey international has agreed to a two-year deal with los Colchoneros, where he will join countryman Arda Turan, thus ending his four-year spell at Fenerbahçe