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Ex-Atleti Filipe battles with new signing Jesus Gamez (pic: taipei)

Transfer round-up: Squad shake up underway

By the time Atlético finally receive their La Liga title at the end of the month, those who lift the famous trophy will be a very different set to those who triumphed at the Camp Nou back in May.

The transfer window has really started to heat up since the signing of Antoine Griezmann last week, with the Frenchman’s arrival sparking a flurry of activity in and out of the club.

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.

A match made in heaven (AS)

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 6

While it was by no means a dominant performance, Atlético hung on to defeat Osasuna 2-1 at the Vicente Calderón Tuesday night, successfully remaining flawless in La Liga ahead of Saturday’s return to the Bernabéu. Although the end result was the same, the path to the three points against los Rojillos was markedly different from Atleti’s win at Valladolid this past Saturday.

atletico madrid against zaragoza

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 38

A year after casting out Villarreal from Primera, Atleti dealt Real Zaragoza a final deathblow with their 3-1 victory at La Romareda. For the second season in a row, Atlético played the role of executioner on the last round of La Liga, even appropriately dressing in black for the part. With the loss, los Maños,

Diego Simeone against Barcelona

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 36

Atlético will hope they used up the very last bit of their allotted bad luck for the season on Sunday, as los Rojiblancos were unfortunate to fall to the newly-crowned champions of La Liga. An own goal by captain Gabi handed Barcelona a, perhaps, undeserved 2-1 comeback victory. The stronger side for the vast majority of


The red and white aftermath: Match Day 31

Atlético pummelled a feeble Granada side at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday in a clash that served as a fun lesson in counting for the roughly 10,000 children in attendance at the Rojiblanco stronghold. It was one for each finger at Cholo Castle, with Atleti hitting their relegation-threatened opponents for five goals. The emphatic victory,