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atletico madrid defender martin demichelis for bayern munich

OFFICIAL: Atlético snag Demichelis

All it took was for Diego Simeone to pound his fists on the table for Atlético to get the ball rolling when it came to reining in reinforcements. Three days after the signing of David Villa was made official, Atleti have confirmed a deal that will bring Martín Demichelis to the Vicente Calderón for one year.


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

Arda Turan

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 1

Overall it was a positive start to Atlético’s post-Diego era. Los Rojiblancos’ injury-stricken squad showed promising signs in Levante that their struggles on the road could be a thing of the past, outplaying their opponents for most of the match and dominating possession (68%), though they were only able to take a single point back


Juanfran set to miss league opener with knee injury

The injury bug struck Atlético early this year as starting right-back Juanfran is expected to miss up to three weeks following a right knee sprain suffered while playing a friendly with the Spanish national team in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The 27-year-old began the day with good news having been handed a rare start with

Goalscorers Salvio and Sílvio celebrate in Neiva (EFE)

Atlético make it three for three in Colombia

In Luis Amaranto Perea’s last night in red and white, los Rojiblancos defeated Atlético Huila 3-1 at the Guillermo Plazas Alcid Stadium in Neiva. Eduardo Salvio’s star shined bright as the Argentine striker bagged a brace in Tuesday evening’s affair. First half goals by “Toto” and Sílvio, both assisted by Diego, had our Europa League

atletico madrid strikers falcao and pedro celebrate the colombian's last second equaliser

The red and white aftermath: Week 35

Though Radamel Falcao’s last second equaliser against Betis helped Atlético salvage a point on Sunday, it did little to ease the pain of a fan base that had watched their Champions League dreams fizzle out in a matter of seconds just moments earlier. For a few weeks there, los Colchoneros – along with supporters –

mallorca mascot jokes around with fran merida

The red and white aftermath: Week 27

Atlético’s 2-1 loss to Mallorca on Sunday improved from what was looking like a major catastrophe to ending in a major downer, as we failed to capitalise on opportunities to turn the match on its head. A tedious first 45 minutes of play that felt like a continuation of last weekend’s performance against Granada showed

atletico madrid striker radamel falcao gestures at a small section of the vicente calderon that jeered him during the match against granada

The red and white aftermath: Week 26

Atlético got the job done against Granada on Sunday, picking up the critical three points in play simply by going through the motions at the Vicente Calderón. The end result seemed to be a foregone conclusion in the days and hours leading up to the clash, but the league rules mandate that 22 players must

atletico winger pizzi helps full back silvio stretch out

Arda, Tiago & Sílvio keep Diego company in the clinic

Atlético’s official website confirmed on Tuesday that Arda Turan, Tiago and Sílvio will all be unavailable for our upcoming match against Besiktas. The trio join Diego and team captain Antonio López on the Rojiblanco injury list. Tiago, who traveled to Portugal on Tuesday to await the birth of his child, is suffering from a hamstring