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Falcao congratulated by Adrián (AS)

Europa League: Atlético 3 – 1 Rennes

Atlético Madrid beat Stade Rennes 3-1 to take the top spot in Group I of the Europa League. Only a man and his dog, and no, I’m not referring to Gregorio Manzano and Mario Suárez, turned up at the Vicente Calderón on Thursday night. In all seriousness, attendance was estimated by Cuatro broadcasters at only

Falcao getting tackled by Rennes defenders (AP)

Match preview: Atlético vs. Rennes

On the back of two embarrassing defeats, Atlético are now preparing for their final Europa League group stage match against Stade Rennais. Many expected there to be a new face in the dugout for Thursday’s encounter, but as it turns out Gregorio Manzano has been given the remaining three games of 2011 to turn the

Montaño keeps the ball from Domínguez(Sportyou.es)

Europa League: Stade Rennais 1 – 1 Atlético

Atlético Madrid got away with a draw against Stade Rennais on Thursday night. Juanfran scored late on for the Rojiblancos, who were trailing after a fantastic strike by Montaño had deservedly given the French side the lead.

Atlético players arrive in France Wednesday  (clubatleticodemadrid.com)

Turning the page

As the Europa League group stage match against Rennes approaches, Atlético fans are slowly poking their heads back out of their shells after the nightmare in Barcelona. A victory in France can go a long way towards building momentum for Sunday, when we host direct rivals Sevilla in Liga action.

Hadji celebrates his goal against Udinese(SportingLife.com)

Match Preview: Stade Rennais vs. Atlético

Gregorio Manzano and a squad of twenty flew out to northern France this morning, as Atlético prepare to take on Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais in the Europa League. Los Rojiblancos made a winning debut in Group I with a 2-0 victory against Celtic a fortnight ago, and will continue their quest to regain the title tomorrow evening at 19:00 CET.

fanni staderennais

Godín expected next week; Fanni move back on?

Multiple Spanish media report today that Diego Godín will be an Atlético player as soon as the team returns from Thailand. Our directors have come along on this trip to Asia, where we will play an All Star team from the Thai league. The match is tomorrow at 12AM Spanish time. Due to the absence

Rod Fanni

Atlético agree €4.5m deal with Rennes for Fanni

After trying to hash out a deal for the last few weeks, it’s looking like Rennes and Atlético have come to an agreement over the transfer of Rod Fanni to Madrid. The Frenchman stated his desire to come to Atlético last week and it seems the only stumbling block was the fee to be paid

Lyon's Anthony Reveillere

Right-back chase: Atlético settling for Réveillère?

Our pursuit of new full-backs has been hardly secretive over the past few weeks, and it has now emerged that Atlético are interested in Lyon’s Anthony Réveillère. The 30 year old’s contract is set to expire in 2011 and it is reported by French newspaper L’Equipe that Atlético are to consider bringing the defender back

Fanni

Fanni: “Atlético is a great opportunity”

Atlético’s defence looks like it could be reinforced this summer as Rennes defender Rod Fanni reveals negotiations with los Colchoneros are ongoing. Marca is reporting that discussions are in their advanced stages as Atlético look to bring in the right back ahead of the start of the new season. The Frenchman, speaking on radio station