The Spanish La Liga season may not be as interesting to watch now that Lionel Messi has left to join French Ligue 1 heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain, but it could still be competitive as the two Madrid teams; Real and Atletico are looking all set to rival Barcelona to theeague title. Atletico Madrid are the current holders of the Spanish League title and of course, they will try to win it again as they look to take advantage of the fact that Messi is no longer at Barcelona, while also trying to feast on the fact that Real Madrid will need a little more time to gel as a team under their new manager Carlo Ancelotti who returned to the club to take charge following the departure of Zinedine Zidane.
Ancelotti left his role as Everton manager when the opportunity to manage Madrid again arose and he revealed that he wants to try and guide Madrid to the league title this season. Ancelotti did admit that it would not be an easy feat but insisted that he would love to believe in the players currently at his disposal as they have the quality to win any title this current campaign. Read More
Spanish La Liga giants Atlético Madrid have continued to show that they mean business this summer after completing yet another signing of the transfer window. The Spanish La Liga title holders look like they are ready to defend their league crown next season and also want to fight for other major trophies next season as they have continued to show just how active they are to run transfer deals during the summer transfer market. After already signing Rodrigo de Paul this summer from the Italian Serie A, they have now completed the signing of Brazilian player Marcos Paulo from Brazilian Serie A side Fluminense.
The Spanish club did well enough to secure the league title last season but they look to not be interested in relaxing and have instead been working round the clock to make sure that they sign more players that will even further strengthen the squad. Diego Simone wants to get his transfer businesses done as quickly as possible so he can have all his players available for their pre-season tour as they look to prepare for the next season. Read More
Atlético Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak has continued to be a strong transfer candidate for English Premier League giants Manchester United and the Red Devils have recently approached the Spanish La Liga Champions about the possibility of signing their number one shot-stopper in the summer. United manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær has continued to be skeptical about his current options in goal, David De Gea and Dean Henderson as they have fallen short of his expectations based on their performances this season.
The manager rotated the two goalkeepers as Henderson became the first choice in Premier League matches while De Gea was selected to maintain his position between the sticks in their UEFA Europa League campaign. But it looks like he wants to bring a new face in the goalkeeping department as he continues to put the pieces together in building a team that will compete for titles next season. Read More
Manchester United’s quest to sign players this summer has seen them linked with a possible move for Atletico Madrid’s midfield star Saul Niguez. The Red Devils have been long-term admirers of the Atletico Madrid star and were also linked with a move for him last summer even though they did not make any significant offer for him
Saul is one of Diego Simeone’s favorite players at Atletico and it would have to take a lot of money and convincing for him to allow the midfield star to leave them in the summer. United are currently packed in the midfield position, with the likes of Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Nemanja Matic, Donny van de Beek, Scott McTominay, and Juan Mata all battling it out for a midfield role, and it remains unknown why they are still in the market for another midfielder. Read More
Former Barcelona striker Luis Suarez continues to prove has continued to prove his doubters wrong and also giving his former employers more reasons to regret letting him leave some months ago after continuing his fine form for Spanish La Liga giants Atletico Madrid.
In the Rojiblancos’ latest fixture against Eibar in the Spanish La Liga, Suarez was the match-winner with a well-taken strike that handed Diego Simeone’s men a crucial win that saw them maintain their record and continue their stay at the top of the table. Read More
Spanish side Atlético Madrid hosted Lokomotiv Moscow at home in the Champions League fixture on Wednesday night and were held to a goalless draw by the visiting Russians.
It was not the sort of result Diego Someone and his men would have been hoping to finish the night with, but unfortunately for them, it turned out to be what they had to settle for. Atlético Madrid had quite a handful of opportunities to put the game to bed, but all seemed like it wasn’t meant to be. Read More
Premier League side Arsenal are left frustrated with their midfielder interest Thomas Partey. The club is hoping the player would be more willing to work with their wage structure amid an inviting project under coach Mikel Arteta – a project that has given birth to two titles in a short time.
Per reports, the player is looking for a huge deal and wants a big salary that the Gunners are not inclined to. The club is tied up in complusory contract extension talks with star player and skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as they do not want to lose him for free. The Gabon international is willing to stay so they just have to offer good terms and wrap up the deal. Read More
Manchester United has revitalized its interest to sign Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid that has been reported by some of the sources of Spain. The footballer who plays for Ghana internationally is considered as the best holding midfielder among all the players listed across the world. He also has the ability to become a natural and perfect successor to Nemanja Matic. Thomas Partey got the opportunity to play for 174 games and has featured in every one of the matches played this season apart from the three in which he was either injured or suspended.
It was reported that the Red Devils were quite interested to take Thomas last summer amidst a report mentioning a release clause of €50 million, a deal which never took shape. Some reports say that the interest for Manchester United to take up Thomas from Atletico Madrid has been reignited. In the past weeks, he has been linked with both Arsenal and Manchester United, but the Italian League clubs see him as a great opportunity in the current market scenario as well. Read More
In a move many believed PSG sporting director, Leonardo was reluctant to sign on since it will strengthen a champions league rival, Edison Cavani looks set in joining Diego Simeon’s Atletico Madrid before the January transfer window comes to an end.
Cavani have found playing time hard to come by in France. The Parisians got Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan in the summer and the argentine has succeeded in benching the Uruguayan for the most of the season. Read More