La Liga News 

Simeone praises Wanda Metropolitano crowd and Griezmann

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has praised the club’s fans and forward Antoine Griezmann after beating Roma 2-0 on Wednesday evening. Simeone had to make a last minute change to the squad list for the game, with Augusto Fernandez coming in to the team, replacing Juanfran who had suffered a muscular injury in his left hamstring. There were five changes to the side following the weekend’s draw against Real Madrid, with Giminez, Felipe Luis, Augusto, Carrasco and Fernando Torres taking to the field, replacing the injured Juanfran, suspended Savic, Godin,…

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La Liga News 

Spanish Papers: Griezmann finally scores; ter Stegen praised

Good Morning and welcome to our round-up of the morning papers from Spain, which include Antoine Griezmann’s ‘Golazo’ and high praise for Barcelona keeper Marc Andre ter Stegen. Having not scored since September, French international Griezmann was in desperate need of a goal, much like Atletico Madrid’s desperation for a win – seeing as they were on the brink of elimination from the competition. Griezmann’s wonderful scissor kick, matched with Kevin Gameiro’s strike ensured three points for the Madrid side – meaning they must now beat Chelsea on the final…

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Gossip News 

Courtois linked with sensational Atletico Madrid return

As Jan Oblak remains one of the most sought after goalkeepers in European football, rumours continue to spread of the Slovenian stopper sealing a transfer away from the Wanda Metropolitano. Spanish newspaper AS have reported that although Oblak is happy at Atleti and has told the club that he will renew his contract at the end of the season, his agent has been in contact with both Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain. Atletico expect to retain their Number One, and the keeper currently has a buy-out clause in his contract standing…

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Match Centre News 

Atletico Madrid 2-0 Roma: Hosts keep qualification chances alive

Atlético de Madrid have successfully managed to keep hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of the Champions League alive after defeating AS Roma 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Simeone had to make a last minute change to the squad list for the game, with Augusto Fernandez coming in to the team, replacing Juanfran who had suffered a muscular injury in his left hamstring. There were five changes to the side following the weekend’s draw against Real Madrid, with Giminez, Felipe Luis, Augusto, Carrasco and Fernando Torres taking to…

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Global La Liga News 

Griezmann discusses ‘possible’ Man United move

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has revealed that he could join Premier League side Manchester United. The summer months saw the Frenchman linked with a move from the Wanda Metropolitano as Diego Costa’s return to the club was finalised, allowing interest from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to be heard in English and Spanish media. La Liga duo Barcelona and Real Madrid were also said to be interested and that has continued into the current season, despite a poor run of form. Griezmann is experiencing his worst form…

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News 

Preview: Atletico Madrid v Roma

This evening (Wednesday 22nd), Atlético de Madrid host Italian giants AS Roma in what is deemed as a crucial Champions League match in the Wanda Metropolitano. Los Colchoneros need to pick up three points to stand a chance of qualifying for the knockout stages. The club currently sit in third place in Group C, gaining three points after drawing both home and away to Azerbaijan side, Qarabag FK, as well as picking up a point in a goalless draw against I Giallorossi at the Stadio Olimpico in September. The Romans…

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La Liga News 

Griezmann discusses poor form and Atleti future

Antoine Griezmann has been drawn to make comments on his future at Atletico Madrid and his poor form. The summer months saw the Frenchman linked with a move from the Wanda Metropolitano as Diego Costa’s return to the club was finalised, allowing interest from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to be heard in English and Spanish media. La Liga duo Barcelona and Real Madrid were also said to be interested and that has continued into the current season, despite a poor run of form. Griezmann is experiencing his…

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Global News 

Bayern Munich not interested in Griezmann

Bayern Munich will not make a move for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, according to a report. Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has been drawn to comment on the rumours linking the Frenchman with a move to the Bundesliga, but he said there was no interest from the German champions. “The truth is nobody here has even discussed Griezmann,” Salihamidzic told Sky. “We won’t join in with the madness of the transfer market as some of the fees involved are not worth talking about. “Bayern are only interested in deals…

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La Liga News 

Zidane questions Real Madrid doubters

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has said his side can catch Barcelona, despite sitting ten points behind the league leaders. Madrid have had a rather strange start to the La Liga season, having dropped points against the likes of Girona and Real Betis – however, they have picked up in recent weeks, going four consecutive wins before the international break. Much was predicted for the Saturday evening clash with rivals and city neighbours Atletico, but the scoreline left Madrid fans unhappy and sitting a massive ten points behind main title…

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Simeone calls for support over Griezmann troubles

Diego Simeone has called for support from the fans of Atletico Madrid after they jeered Antoine Griezmann during the Madrid derby with Real Madrid on Saturday evening. The weekend fixture at the Wanda Metropolitano was a pressure cooker as both sides have suffered with poor form this season, failing to gain any consistency. However, the result ended with neither side celebrating having seen Atleti defend well against the likes of Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo. Griezmann, who featured from the start was hauled off by Simeone after failing to get into…

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