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Sílvio and Costa cleared to play

Atlético Madrid right back Sílvio and forward Diego Costa received some good news from the club’s medical staff on Thursday. Atleti’s official site reports that both players were cleared to play and can hit the training ground to join their team-mates after recovering from their respective injuries. Sílvio, who had been dealing with a groin

Salvio and Gabi celebrate with Adrián (AP)

Atlético can draw inspiration from derby start

With only a match left to play after 13 rounds of La Liga, Atlético find themselves in the no-man’s land they’ve become accustomed to dwelling in the past couple of seasons. In 2010/11 Atleti finished in seventh, a slight improvement on their ninth place finish from the year before. Our current campaign is a week-to-week

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Injury round-up: Tiago and Sílvio go down

While Atlético were just able to hang on for Sunday’s 3-2 win over Levante, the victory came at the expense of Portuguese duo Tiago and Sílvio. Tiago was handed a start at the last minute only because Gabi was a late scratch with a stomach flu, but the former Juventus man came up limp just

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Injury round-up: Turan and López sustain knocks

UPDATE: Eduardo Salvio has reportedly been added to Atlético’s injury list. After the conclusion of all international action over the FIFA break, it appeared as if Atlético players had made it through unscathed. But, Arda Turan suffered a hamstring injury while playing for Turkey and may be out for two weeks. Antonio López, who stayed behind in Madrid, also succumbed to injury.

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Manzano is testing alternative options at right back

Atlético’s starting right back Sílvio is having a hard time staying on the field these days. The 24-year-old’s nagging groin injury prevents him from playing two consecutive matches, a situation that is starting to cause some headaches at the Vicente Calderón. Manzano is starting to consider other options, including Juanfran and Kader.

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Falcao came, saw and conquered Bolivia

Nine Atlético players were called up for their national teams as World Cup qualifying started in South America, while in Europe the final group phase games were played for the upcoming European Championships in 2012. Falcao grabbed all the headlines after scoring a last-second match-winner for his native Colombia in Bolivia.

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No birthday cake for the Calderón

On the 45th anniversary of the Vicente Calderón’s inauguration, Atlético were unable to get one past Sevilla goalkeeper Javi Varas. The match ended in an exasperating 0-0 draw, thwarting all plans of a celebration.

New Atletico Madrid defender Silvio (pic: TeamTalk)

Atlético announce Sílvio signing

Atlético Madrid have confirmed the signing of Portugese defender Sílvio from SC Braga on a five-year contract. The club announced the signing of the 23-year-old right-back on its official website. He will be unveiled at a press conference on Tuesday at 12:30. Sílvio confirmed to the media that he was joining Atleti way back in May, after Braga’s loss to Porto in the Europa League final.

Sílvio at a press conference (Getty Images)

Sílvio confirms Atlético move

After his team’s 1-0 loss to Porto in the Europa League final in Dublin on Wednesday, Braga defender Sílvio Manuel Azevedo Ferreira Sá Pereira, better known as simply ‘Sílvio’, admitted he will be signing with Atlético this summer. “I confirm that I am going to Atlético Madrid,” he told the Portuguese press following the clash. “It was my last game in a Braga shirt.”

Braga full back Sílvio (AS)

Atlético reportedly close to signing Sílvio

According to several reports in the Spanish press, Atletico are very close to agreeing terms with Sporting Braga for defender Sílvio. Portuguese paper Récord broke the news early Wednesday, claiming the 23-year-old’s sale to Atleti is imminent.