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The buzz: Otamendi in? Mendes snares Óliver?

In their search for a player to bolster manager Simeone’s defensive options, Atlético have set their eyes on Porto’s Nicolás Otamendi, according to AS. The 25-year-old Argentine defender is particularly appealing, because he can play both at centre back and at right back, and he possesses an Italian passport. Otamendi, who is represented by “super-agent”

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The marginal role of José Luis Caminero

José Luis Caminero was one of Atlético’s finest players in the rich history of the club, but in his new role as Sporting Director the 44-year old is yet to impress. Is Caminero merely a puppet of the board, used for his handsome looks during player presentations, or can he actually bring something to the table for Atlético?