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Barcelona to battle Manchester United for Lenglet’s signature

According to reports in England today, Manchester United are preparing a bid for Sevilla centre half Clement Lenglet. The Sun state that Jose Mourinho was impressed with the 22 year old’s performances against the Red Devils in the Champions League and feels that Lenglet would fit into the English game. The former Real Madrid manager is known to have become restless with his current set of defenders and is planning a summer clearout, with Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Victor Lindelof all rumoured to be heading towards the…

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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Betis: Atleti fail to widen gap with Real Madrid after goalless display

With neighbours Real Madrid given a free weekend due to Sevilla playing in the Copa Del Rey final, Atletico Madrid had the opportunity to strengthen their grip on second place in Sunday evening’s clash with Real Betis. Diego Simeone’s men failed to capitalise on the opportunity however and played a drab 0-0 draw with a Real Betis side inching closer to Europa League qualification at the Wanda Metropolitano. With Diego Costa confirmed to miss the Europa League semi-final first leg against Arsenal on Thursday, Simeone decided to relegate Antoine Griezmann…

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Top five Spaniards who Arsene Wenger got the best out of at Arsenal

This morning (Friday 20 April), Arsene Wenger announced that he was to leave his post as Arsenal manager following 21 years at the helm, winning three Premiership trophies and seven FA Cup titles. During Wenger’s time at the London club, 10 Spanish players made league appearances. I take a look at five of those players. Nacho Monreal The defender has made the most appearances for a Spanish player at Arsenal, with a current total of 184 games. Monreal arrived at the Emirates from Malaga on the 31st of January 2013…

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Real Sociedad 3-0 Atletico Madrid: La Real produce heavy defeat over poor Atleti

Atletico Madrid’s poor league form continued last night as they were easily swept aside by a Real Sociedad side who had secured their third straight win. Imanol Alguacil made four changes to the side that defeated Las Palmas 1-0 at the weekend, with Geronimo Rulli, Hector Moreno, Alberto de la Bella and Ruben Pardo replacing Tono, Diego Llorente, Kevin Rodrigues and David Zurutaza. Diego Simeone made two changes to the side that won 3-0 against Levante at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday with Sime Vrsaljko moving to the left back…

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Real Sociedad v Atletico Madrid: Tough test for Euro chasing La Real

Real Sociedad welcome second placed Atletico Madrid to the Anoeta Stadium this evening with a win keeping them in the race for a Europa League spot. Imanol Alguacil’s men have picked up 7 points from the last 15 available, and a shock win against a strong Atleti side will keep La Real in amongst a cluster of teams with a European place still in contention. Tonight’s visitors had a tough March, losing to Barcelona and Villarreal in the league as well as scraping through to the Europa League semi-finals following…

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Espanyol 0-1 Eibar: Lomban goal enough for visitors to remain in Euro race

A first half goal from David Lomban secured the three points for Eibar in their match with Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium. Quique Sánchez Flores’ side have collected eight points from the previous 15 available, including wins against Real Madrid and Real Sociedad. The former Watford manager made four changes to the side that were defeated 1-0 to Getafe on Sunday, with Pedro Rios, Aarón Martin Caricol, Victor Sanchez, and Pablo Piatti replacing Marc Navarro, Didac Vila, Jurado and Oscar Melendo. Tonight’s visitors have only picked up a point from…

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Atletico Madrid 3-0 Levante: Fernando Torres completes a century of goals for club in victory

Fernando Torres finally notched his 100th La Liga goal for Atletico Madrid this afternoon, scoring the side’s third in a 3-0 win over struggling Levante at the Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Simeone made two changes to the side that lost 1-0 away to Sporting Club in Thursday’s Europa League Quarter Final second leg, with Kevin Gameiro replacing the injured Diego Costa and Angel Correa taking to the field in place of Gabi. Paco Lopez made three changes to his side that have been on a terrific run of form in recent…

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Atletico Madrid v Levante: Hosts looking to steer clear of neighbours with victory

Atletico Madrid welcome Levante to the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday with a win widening the gap between them and third-placed Real Madrid to six points. Atleti discovered on Friday that they face tough competition in English Premiership side Arsenal in the Europa League semi-final, having progressed to the next round the night before in a 2-1 aggregate win over Portuguese side Sporting Club. Diego Simeone may feel that his side could have performed better in the league in recent times, having picked up seven points from the last 15 available….

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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: Real looking to close gap on neighbours with El Derbi madrileño win

Real Madrid welcome neighbours Atletico to the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday afternoon, with a victory closing the gap between their rivals to just one point. Both clubs managed to secure comfortable first leg wins in Europe during the week. Real left Turin on Tuesday evening with a three goal advantage over Juventus. Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace, including a spectacular overhead kick, and Marcelo also scored for Los Blancos in a 3-0 win in the Champions League at the Juventus Stadium. The club won all their league matches last month…

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Deportivo: Gameiro penalty enough to seal points for hosts

A first half penalty from Kevin Gameiro secured three points for Atletico Madrid in Sunday’s late kick off against struggling Deportivo La Coruna at the Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Simeone faced a defensive dilemma for the match with Felipe Luis, Sime Vrsaljko, Juanfran and Jose Giminez all out for the clash. Simeone called upon 19 year old right back, Carlos Isaac to make his first start for the side in a 4-4-2 formation, with Antoine Griezmann suspended for the match following the international break. Clarence Seedorf made two changes to the…

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