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Atletico Madrid not extending Oblak deal

Atletico Madrid will not renew the current contract of Jan Oblak, according to Cadena COPE. Oblak has been in terrific form for Atleti this season. In his first 100 games for the club, he kept 59 clean sheets and only conceded 54 goals, holding a better record than Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes. The 25 year old’s performances have not gone unnoticed, and like team mate Antoine Griezmann, rumours of Oblak leaving the Wanda Metropolitano have shown no signs of going away. Reports in England over the past couple of…

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The future of Jan Oblak at Atletico Madrid remains uncertain

Jan Oblak’s future at Atletico Madrid continues to remain uncertain with a number of clubs looking into his current deal at the Wanda Metropolitano. Oblak has been in terrific form for Atleti this season. In his first 100 games for the club, he kept 59 clean sheets and only conceded 54 goals, holding a better record than Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes. The 25 year old’s performances have not gone unnoticed, and like team mate Antoine Griezmann, rumours of Oblak leaving the Wanda Metropolitano have shown no signs of going…

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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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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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Atletico Madrid join list of clubs in race to sign Bruno Fernandes

Atletico Madrid are looking to swoop midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon according the Portuguese sports press. They join the likes of Tottenham, Liverpool and Juventus who are all looking to activate the player’s 100 million euros release clause. In what has been his debut season at Sporting Lisbon, he has become a key player for coach Jorge Jesus and his good performances have not gone unnoticed. The 23-year-old has made 41 first team appearances so far and featured in both Europa League quarter-final legs against  Los Colchoneros. Atleti head…

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Fernando Torres set for MLS stint as final Atleti days approach

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres looks set for a move to Major League Soccer as his final days at the Wanda Metropolitano approach. Torres announced, last Monday, that his second stint at boyhood club Atletico Madrid would end this Summer, having reluctantly accepted he’d need to move to play regularly. Since returning to Atletico in 2015, after a short spell at Milan, the 34-year-old striker has made 100 appearances, scoring 24 goals. Despite not reaching the heights of his time in Madrid at the beginning of his career, Torres has…

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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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Sporting Club 1-0 Atletico Madrid (Agg 1-2): Los Colchoneros fall to defeat in Lisbon but sneak through

Atletico Madrid sneaked through to the semi finals despite defeat to Sporting Club in an action packed night in the UEFA Europa League. Diego Simeone’s men were awful in a first half dominated by the Portuguese side and were deservedly behind 1-0 at the break thanks to Fredy Montero’s back post header but they held on to make it into the last four. Sporting went close first with Marcos Acuna’s early header evading Jan Oblak’s cross bar before the Slovenian dived full length to his right to keep out a…

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