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Mandzukic - or someone else? (pic: getty)

Striker search – is Mandžukić the right choice?

Fernando Torres, Sergio Agüero, Diego Forlán, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa. They have all held the expectation of rojiblanco fans in recent years, and since the latter’s departure last week to Chelsea, the question on everyone’s lips is – who will lead the line at the Vicente Calderón next season?

It now looks set to be Mandžukić, but is he right fit, or is there a better option available?

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

Nicolás Otamendi (Getty)

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”


The buzz: Falcao out, Negredo in? Courtois to stay?

Last week, AtléticoFans reported that Radamel Falcao’s stay at Atleti was going to come to an end this summer, according to a member of the Colombian’s social circle. Other media even claimed that the top Rojiblanco goalscorer of this season was set to go to Ligue 1 club AS Monaco, and a deal had been wrapped up