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Youngster Hector on target (Getty Images)

Five-star Atleti hammer Wolfsburg

Atlético Madrid dispelled all doubts concerning their lack of goals in pre-season so far on Sunday, winning by a resounding 5-1 scoreline at German side Wolfsburg. Raúl García got the ball rolling with a brace, before Mario Mandžukić opened his Rojiblanco account from the penalty spot, and further strikes from canteranos Koke and Hector Hernández

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Soapbox Suzy: Take back Diego Ribas, or not?

Rumours about a possible transfer of the “other Diego” are making the rounds, with the player’s father saying that an Atlético representative will meet with Wolfsburg today to negotiate his transfer back to the Manzanares.

Atletico Madrid midfielder Diego Ribas

Diego: “The club doesn’t think like Cholo”

After months of speculation, Diego Ribas spoke to COPE radio to give insight into the rumours regarding his possible return to the Vicente Calderón. The interview with COPE correspondent Pablo Bengoechea can be listened to here. Reportedly, Diego Ribas was one player Diego Simeone specifically requested be signed for the upcoming season, but it appears

diego simeone congratulates diego ribas at atletico last season

Simeone reportedly wants Diego back at Atlético

What can be better than an undefeated season for Atlético fans? How about the return of beloved former Colchonero Diego, now back at Wolfsburg following a majestic year on loan at the Vicente Calderón? Well, if Punto Pelota co-host José María ‘Petón’ Martín’s claims are to be believed, the Rojiblanco faithful’s frustrated dream of this

diego will not return to atletico and will stay at wolfsburg

Diego confirms Wolfsburg return

At a press conference in Germany on Friday, Brazilian playmaker Diego announced he will remain with the club that owns his rights: Wolfsburg. “I will stay at Wolfsburg,” Diego said at a press conference on Friday. “I am very happy here and I will give my all for this team. I thank Magath for his


Did Diego say “goodbye” for good?

Amid conflicting reports across the globe regarding Diego Ribas‘ future, the Brazilian playmaker took to Twitter on Saturday to announce that his “professional relationship” with Atlético had ended, before thanking his club of the past season and its fans. “Today, my professional relationship with Atlético has ended, but my relationship of love and affection with


Diego in, Salvio and Domínguez out?

Is he in or is he out? That’s the question Atlético supporters have been posing since the final whistle blew at the end of the season with regard to unanimous fan favourite and playmaker Diego. With the midfielder’s one-year loan from Wolfsburg having expired, his future has been the subject of rampant speculation throughout the

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Diego: “Atlético is my present and my future”

Atlético Madrid midfielder Diego Ribas, on loan from Wolfsburg through the end of the season, gave a press conference on Thursday during a club promotional event. The 26-year-old addressed questions regarding some comments made by Werder Bremen sporting director Klaus Allofs. Allofs told German paper Bild his club would be interested in signing their former