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Juanfran agrees contract extension with Atletico Madrid

Juanfran has agreed a one year contract extension with Atletico Madrid, as announced by Atleti on their official website. The right back has spent eight seasons with the Madrid club and has won a plethora of trophies during his time with Los Rojiblancos including; one LaLiga, one Copa del Rey, two UEFA Europa Leagues, one European Super Cup and one Spanish Super Cup. On top of this, the Alicante native’s performances for Atleti earned him a place on the successful 2012 European Championship winning Spain squad. The 33 year old was…

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LaLiga News 

Thomas Lemar unveiled at Atletico Madrid

Thomas Lemar was unveiled as a Atletico Madrid player on Monday night, completing his move to the Wanda Metropolitano. Lemar was subject to a lot of transfer interest from Arsenal and Liverpool, but the now-former AS Monaco winger chose the Wanda Metropolitano as his next destination. A preliminary agreement to sign the 22 year old has been reached, although no deal has been formalised and the medical is yet to be passed. Lemar, born in Guadeloupe started his senior footballing career with Caen, and he made his Ligue 2 debut…

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LaLiga News 

French duo sign contract extensions at Atletico Madrid

Antione Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez have both signed long-term contracts at Atletico Madrid. Griezmann announced last week in a rather controversial style, that his decision was that he would stay at the Wanda Metropolitano, and he has signed a contract lasting until 2023. Hernandez has signed a five-year contract, lasting until 2024. Both are on International duty with France, and both featured in their 2-1 victory over Australia, with Griezmann scoring from the penalty spot. Griezmann scored 19 goals and created nine in 32 La Liga appearances, as well as scoring…

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Gossip News 

Galatasaray or Newcastle United……Where will Fernando Torres take his career next?

Galatasaray and Newcastle United have both been in touch with Fernando Torres over a potential summer move. Turkish side Galatasaray are keen to bring in the former Spanish international ahead of next season, whilst vague reports in English press have claimed Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has been toying with the idea of a potential reunion. Torres announced towards the end of the season 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…

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Gossip LaLiga News 

Valencia agree personal terms with Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro

Valencia have agreed personal terms with Kevin Gameiro and only need to negotiate a transfer fee to make the move happen. According to the Spanish newspaper AS, the Atletico Madrid striker is willing to take a €2 million wage cut to join Los Che. Reports suggest the Frenchman has agreed a deal which will keep him at the Mestalla Stadium until 2021. The time has come Gameiro scored 11 goals in 36 appearances in all competitions last season despite only 11 LaLiga starts. The former PSG man has scored 27 times…

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LaLiga News 

Griezmann drama ended after confirming Atletico Madrid future

Antoine Griezmann’s future has been sorted after the French international confirmed he was staying with the club. The French international is currently preparing for the World Cup in Russia where he will be hoping to follow up his Europa League success with a triumph on the international stage. A superb season for Griezmann saw him linked with Barcelona, who have been largely keen due to his form and connections with fellow countrymen Ousmane Dembele and Samuel Umtiti. Whilst a move has been heavily reported in Spanish press, it has been claimed that…

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LaLiga News 

Atletico Madrid no longer hold Suso interest after beating Liverpool to Frenchman

Atletico Madrid are no longer pursuing a move for AC Milan forward Suso after agreeing terms with Monaco’s Thomas Lemar. The 24 year-old, who arrived at the San Siro from Liverpool, was the club’s fourth top goal scorer last season, grabbing eight, as well as recording 14 assists, the most provided by a Milan player. The Spaniard’s form for I Rossoneri hasn’t gone unnoticed in his home country, with the winger making his international debut for Spain in November’s 3-3 draw with Russia. And reports last week claimed Atleti were ready to pay…

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Global LaLiga News 

European giants keep a close eye on Savic

Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic is believed to be in talks over a summer transfer away from the Wanda Metropolitano, with Juventus and Chelsea the two clubs in discussions with the Montenegrin defender. Sky Sports Italy report that the club, who yesterday announced that an agreement was in place to sign French winger Thomas Lemar, may sell 27 year-old Savic, who made 36 appearances for the club last season and was an unused substitute in the Europa League final against Marseille. Should Savic choose to move to Stamford Bridge, it…

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Blog LaLiga 

Atletico Madrid’s success is far greater than Leicester City’s: An explanation

Leicester’s league win was a freak. A one-off that is unlikely to be repeated for a very long time. This article is in no way taking away from the impressive nature of taking a group of rejects, to the top of the English game. This is an effort, of placing Atletico Madrid’s success into perspective and to highlight how impressive their time has been under Diego Simeone. Atletico Madrid – for the sake of comparison – were very much like Tottenham Hotspur. Very often were they found to be around the European…

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LaLiga News 

Jan Oblak ‘staying put’ after Liverpool & Real Madrid interest

A source close to Atletico Madrid has told La Liga News UK that Jan Oblak will not be leaving the club this summer. It’s no secret that Jan Oblak is one of the world’s best shot-stoppers and Atleti have slapped an £80m plus valuation for his services and a source close to LLNUK has said that he is ‘staying put’, also adding: “Jan is an Atleti player and Diego, nor any officials have looked at a potential replacement, we are not worried.’ Liverpool have shown major interest in the Slovenian,…

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