Diego Costa looks set to spend the first half of the season away from Madrid after Quique Sánchez Flores omitted the striker from his European Super Cup squad. Atlético are only allowed to register three non-EU nationals for the upcoming season. Argentine winger Salvio made Quique’s squad, and it’s now more likely than ever that Costa will be shown the door – until January at least.
Our captain Antonio López has been talking to the press today and confirmed that Atlético are now back in training and are focused on preparing for the UEFA Super Cup against Inter. Speaking after a sponsorship extension was agreed between the club and Finnish gambling company Paf, López told journalists in the VIP room at