Antonio Ruiz of Spanish radio station COPE’s ‘El Partido de las 12’ programme, claimed late Tuesday evening that while in Colombia, Atlético owner and general director Miguel Ángel Gil Marín promised Rojiblanco boss Diego Simeone that he would not be selling our superstar trio of Falcao, Adrián and Arda. Ruiz also reported former Colchonero José
Atlético have reportedly contacted former Rojiblanco and current Schalke midfielder José Manuel Jurado, who the club are apparently interested in bringing back to the Vicente Calderón. Spanish paper AS claims Jurado intends to leave the German outfit this summer, though his contract runs through June of 2014. The 25-year-old, who left Atleti for the Bundesliga
Last Tuesday, German side Schalke 04 came in and snatched away midfielder José Manuel Jurado for a fee of €11m, binding itself to an additional €2m if certain objectives are met. While the deal set us back a bit in a sporting sense, economically, the transaction helped to balance Atlético accounts.
José Manuel Jurado is to sign for German side Schalke 04 on a four-year deal, Atlético manager Quique Sánchez Flores has confirmed. The young Spanish midfielder brought an end to his four-year spell at Atlético in style on Monday night, scoring the opening goal in Atleti’s 4-0 win over Sporting Gijón.
Atlético began their league campaign on Monday evening with a spectacular 4-0 win over Sporting Gijón. Jurado, Forlán and Simão took care of the goals with some brilliant finishing, while Kun Agüero and José Antonio Reyes were unstoppable the entire night. Atleti sit top of La Liga at this early stage. Read the full match report of Atlético – Sporting here!
Spanish media are reporting that Bundesliga side Schalke 04 has made a big offer for José Manuel Jurado, which is said to be in between €13m and €15m. According to the reports, Atlético officials will possibly meet today in order to discuss the potential deal for the midfielder. The 24-year old appeared in every single one of our 64 games last season.
Fran Mérida, our first big signing of the the summer, appears to be living up to the hype. The talented young playmaker is reportedly set to start the 2010-11 season on the left wing, getting the nod ahead of Portuguese veteran Simão. The young midfielder signed for Atlético on a free transfer from Arsenal in late May.