Atlético Madrid defender and youth academy product Alvaro Domínguez agreed to a contract extension with his boyhood club through 2015 this week, reports AS. The 22-year-old’s original contract ran through the summer of 2012. Born in Madrid, Alvaro joined the ranks of Atleti’s cantera from Real Madrid’s youth system at the age of 12. Domínguez
MARCA reports that Atlético will officially announce Sergio Agüero’s new five-year contract next week. The Argentine striker has agreed to remain with the club through 2015, though his release clause has been dropped by 25 per cent from €60m to €45m. An unnamed Atleti official assured the Spanish paper that the reduction in the release clause should not be interpreted as a sign that he will be transferred.