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So long Juan! (

Confirmed: Valera joins Getafe

Getafe have confirmed the signing of now former Atlético defender Juan Valera, who had been released by los Colchoneros. He will be formally presented at the Alfonso Pérez Coliseum on Tuesday, according to Getafe’s official site. The 26-year-old has signed a four-year contract with los Azulones.


Is Quique losing command of the squad?

Atlético announced yesterday that manager Quique Sanchez Flores will remain with the club until the end of the current campaign. But reports in the Spanish media have suggested that Quique has his mind set on leaving after this season no matter where the team finishes in the Liga classification. Will the players still be motivated in spite of talks of the coach’s summer exit?

Atletico Madrid forward Diego Forlan skips past Real Mallorca goalkeeper Dudu Aouate

La Liga: Atlético 3 – 0 Real Mallorca

After three straight disappointing results Quique Sánchez Flores decided to make some drastic changes to our starting line-up. One of those changes, Juan Valera, contributed to our victory by opening up the scoring en route to our 3-0 triumph.


Ujfaluši suffers minor ankle sprain in training

Atlético defender Tomáš Ujfaluši suffered an ankle injury following a rough challenge by Sergio Agüero in training this morning. The Czech is now a doubt for our league match on Monday against Racing Santander. If the 32-year-old doesn’t recover in time, then Juan Valera will likely serve as his replacement.

Schalke 04 midfielders Ivan Rakitic and Jose Manuel Jurado

Rumour Roundup

We’ve taken the time once again to round up all of those rumours floating around the internet. Elias was unwrapped as an early Christmas gift today, but are more signings on the way? It seems as if we are still looking for another midfielder, because the Spanish press keeps linking us to offensive players.