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Atleti looking for Adrián replacement?

After shaking hands on a €60m deal for Radamel Falcao, AS Monaco and Atlético Madrid might be back doing business together. It appears the nouveau riche are keen to reunite the duo that won Atleti the Europa League in 2012, as they have reportedly made an offer for Adrián López. According to AS, Monaco has

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

Radamel Falcao cries at Atletico Madrid farewell press conference

Falcao tries to say goodbye

A day after his move to AS Monaco had been made official, now former Atlético forward Radamel Falcao attended an event held at the Vicente Calderón on Saturday to bid Rojiblanco fans farewell. “These two years have been the best of my career,” Falcao managed to say while trying to hold back tears. “It has

Radamel Falcao joins AS Monaco

OFFICIAL: Falcao is now an AS Monaco player

UPDATE: On Friday, AS Monaco confirmed, on their official website, that Falcao had been signed on a five-year deal. Atlético followed suit on their website shortly after, wishing the striker well on his new adventure. “Atlético Madrid wish [Falcao] a lot of luck at his new destination, and we thank him for his great display

Radamel Falcao

Falcao to Monaco claim gains more traction

Thursday’s reports claiming Atlético striker Radamel Falcao had agreed a move to Ligue 1-bound outfit Monaco completely caught the football world off guard, and was immediately written off as tabloid fodder by many. But a member of ‘El Tigre’s’ social circle told us Falcao had confirmed to him he would be leaving this summer, though

Radamel Falcao

Falcao off to Monaco?

UPDATE: A member of Falcao’s social circle has told us that he spoke to ‘El Tigre’ on Thursday, and that the striker told him that he will be sold by Atleti for sure, that he will not be staying at Atleti, but that his destination remains unknown. LaSexta reports that Atlético striker Radamel Falcao will ply his

Europa League trophy

Europa League Draw Preview

While all of the attention today will be on our UEFA Super Cup final in Monaco against Inter, there’s one more formality to get out of the way first. The draw for the Europa League will decide which of the 47 teams Atlético will be playing over the coming months in order to progress to the knockout stages. It takes place today, at 12:00 GMT+1 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.