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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.

OFFICIAL: Koke, Manquillo, & Óliver extend ’til 2018

Just as delightful as signing new players is the news that the club has managed to hang on to all the players Diego Simeone is counting on. Earlier today, Juanfran told This is Atleti host Ricardo Menéndez that Atlético’s best signing of the summer was holding on to Adrián, who was on the verge of

Sergio Asenjo and Saul at atletico madrid training session

Asenjo and Saúl exit on loan

Atlético continued efforts to trim their squad this week, with more loan deals having been confirmed on Monday and Tuesday. Newly-promoted Villarreal will make their return to Primera action with Sergio Asenjo between the sticks, while Atleti cantera jewel Saúl Ñíguez has already suited up for our neighbours Rayo Vallecano just a day after a one-year

Mario Suarez and Jeremy Mathieu

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 29

Atlético will lament missing out on the chance to move back into second in the league standings on Sunday after a troubling performance at the Vicente Calderón against a depleted Valencia outfit. With a goal apiece in under seven minutes of play, the match was setting up to be a classic slugfest typical of engagements

Koke celebrates wondergoal with Adrián and Costa

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 20

Atlético swept aside Levante at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday, but a Falcao injury that may keep ‘El Tigre’ sidelined for up to three weeks cast a dark cloud over the victory. Despite the grim news, there was still plenty to smile about in Colchonero land. The triumph over Juan Ignacio Martínez’ men was the


The red and white aftermath: Match Day 15

Atlético kept their perfect home record intact by taking out all their anger from their impotent derby performance of a week ago on a very poor Deportivo, absolutely destroying a side that had already arrived in Madrid in tatters. 6-0 was the final scoreline on Sunday–the type usually displayed on the scoreboards at the Bernabéu


Manquillo to push for senior selection

Diego Simeone’s willingness to give Atlético’s up-and-coming youth players a go is proving to be inspirational for a player who is finishing up his first pre-season with the senior team. Right-back Javi Manquillo spoke this week about how training with the first team has provided extra motivation to prepare well for the 2012/13 season. “It

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Atlético talent signs contract through 2016

Atlético Madrid announced on Monday that Javier Manquillo (5 May 1994) has signed a new contract that keeps him at the club until 2016. The 17-year-old was handed a new deal by the director of our cantera, Carlos Aguilera. Manquillo is a talented right-back currently playing for the Juvenil A, our highest youth team. In