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One of the best defenders in the world

Premier League knocking on Godín’s door

With a league title under our belt and a magical run to the Champions League final, it was no surprise that a host of Europe’s top clubs came knocking for Atleti’s top players this summer.

Some of them, like Filipe Luis and Diego Costa, decided to swap the Manzanares for pastures new, whereas some players like Juanfran and Koke decided to stick with a team that had given them the opportunity to shine.

Lukaku spent last season at Everton(pic: Daily Star)

Atlético closing in on Lukaku deal

Atlético Madrid are certainly short of striking options at the moment, with David Villa’s exit to New York via Melbourne, and of course Diego Costa’s expected move to the Premier League. However there is one player that could be set to head in the opposite direction – Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku.

Atletico Madrid defender Joao Miranda

Miranda listening to transfer offers

In what has already been a disappointing couple of weeks with regards to players leaving the Vicente Calderon, it looks as if it could get worse. Miranda has confirmed to Brazilian radio that he is in talks to leave Atletico Madrid, where he enjoyed a fantastic season.

Demichelis may only have a short time left  in red and white  (zimbio.com)

Should I stay or should I go?

It has been a little over a month since our new defender, Martín Demichelis, signed a one year contract with the club. During the presentation his words were nothing but praise for Atleti: “You can’t say no to a winning team like Atlético de Madrid.” However, in the past weeks there have been heavy rumours

Sergio Aguero intends  to leave Atlético (sergioaguero.com)

Kun Agüero confirms he wants to leave Atlético

Sergio Agüero has announced on his official website that he wants to leave Atlético Madrid. The Argentine wonderkid and Atlético fan favourite broke Rojiblanco hearts everywhere with the decision, which came after a day of meetings and speculation surrounding the 22-year-old’s future.

juanfran applauds Osasuna fans after agreeing Atlético move

Juanfran set to join Atlético

Atlético Madrid look to have finally tied up the transfer of winger Juanfran from Osasuna after the Pamplonan club president gave the deal the go-ahead, according to AS. The 26-year-old former Real Madrid player said goodbye to the fans at Reyno de Navarra today after Osasuna’s 0-0 draw with Getafe.

Atletico striker Diego Forlan offered to Real Madrid

Forlán offered to Real Madrid for €18m

MARCA reports that an intermediary authorised to act on the behalf of Atlético has contacted cross-town rivals Real Madrid in order to discuss a possible deal for striker Diego Forlán. According to the report, Forlán is being offered to Los Blancos for €18m. Atleti officials are allegedly willing to negotiate that fee, which is half of the Uruguayan’s release clause.

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Salvio to return in January?

Argentine forward Eduardo Salvio, who was loaned out by Atlético to Benfica this summer, has spent most of the initial stage of the Portuguese season parked on the bench. AS reports that if either Diego Godín or Kun Agüero acquires a Spanish passport before the winter transfer period, Salvio could make an early return to Madrid.

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Atlético summer transfer round-up

Off the back of our cup successes this year, Atlético will be looking to improve on its domestic performances and will be fighting to defend its Europa League title this season. The summer transfer window ended yesterday, and here is a summary of all of our transactions made with our sights set on a top-four la Liga finish and repeat Europa League glory.

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Agreement for Ibra reached with Recreativo

Ibrahima looks set to follow team-mate Leandro Cabrera to Recreativo Huelva. An agreement was reached with the Andalusian side yesterday, however, the young forward has requested additional time to review other options on the table for him. Several clubs from Romania have shown interest, as well as Sporting Gijón.