All posts tagged "transfer"

Filipe presentation

Filipe presented in the Vicente Calderón

Atlético Madrid unveiled Filipe to the press on Tuesday – their fourth signing of the summer put pen to paper on a five-year deal before being paraded in front of ecstatic Atleti fans at the Vicente Calderón. Deportivo will receive €12m, with €6m paid up-front immediately. In the next two summers they will receive two


Official: Deportivo confirm Atleti move for Filipe

Deportivo la Coruña have confirmed the transfer of Filipe Luis to Atlético on their website. This morning the Brazilian leftback passed his medical in Madrid. Newspaper Marca reports a deal has been struck for €13.5m. It is assumed that the €2m Depor owe us for the Zé Castro-transfer has also been written off. Filipe passed

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


Taiwo deal a step closer?

Olympique Marseille’s left-back Taye Taiwo has decided against renewing his contract with the Ligue 1 side, according to a French newspaper. The Nigerian’s current contract is due to expire in 2011 and he has chosen not to remain in France. The decision bodes well for Atlético, who have reportedly made the left-back a top transfer

Diego Forlan and Sergio Aguero

Forlan: “I am very happy in Madrid”

Diego Forlan has revealed that he wants to stay at Atlético next season, despite reports linking him with a move back to England. Forlan, 31, is being lauded as one of the best players at the World Cup this summer, scoring four goals for Uruguay on the way to their semi-final clash with the Netherlands

Sergio Aguero

Agüero to Chelsea?

It’s being reported in the English media that Chelsea are set to reignite their interest in Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero. The Daily Mail is reporting that it could take a bid of at least £20m to prize the young Argentine forward away from Madrid, after a disappointing World Cup for his country. Kun only started once


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