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Leo baptistao presented as atletico madrid player

Léo Baptistão presented as new player of Atlético

Atlético unveiled their summer signing Léo Baptistão on Friday during the Volkswagen Race Tour at the Circuito del Jarama in Madrid. In attendance were club president Enrique Cerezo, sporting director José Luis Pérez Caminero and club legend Luís Pereira. “Today is an important day for me. I’m very excited to have signed for Atlético Madrid.

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Simeone: “Improvement difficult without signings”

Atlético boss Diego Pablo Simeone has finally voiced his exasperation after weeks of inaction by the club’s front office with regard to bringing in quality Champions League reinforcements for the upcoming season. “If we can’t improve the squad, then everything we have worked for until now will be very difficult to improve,” Simeone told Fox

atletico madrid midfielder tiago celebrates his goal against real zaragoza on sunday

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 19

Following a pair of uninspiring affairs to welcome the New Year, a back-to-full-strength Atlético got off to a sparkling start at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday night when they took on a very tame Real Zaragoza side. Only an unusually imprecise Falcao prevented this match from ending in a blowout. The 2-0 final score belied


Léo Baptistão headlines busy rumour day for Atlético

20-year-old Rayo Vallecano striker Léo Baptistão will reportedly join Atlético at the end of the current season, COPE reports. The Spanish radio station claims the gifted young attacker, who will cost Atleti €6 million, will sign a four-year deal with los Colchoneros. As we reported in early December, Rayo conditioned the agreement on allowing Léo

rayo attacker leo is said to be close to signing with atletico

Let the rumours begin!

As the winter transfer window approaches, the rumour factory is churning out the goodies seemingly by the hour. The latest reports in the Spanish press suggest that young Rayo Vallecano starlet Leo Baptistão is on the verge of signing with Atlético, though the Brazilian would be expected to finish out the season with our Vallecas-based