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.
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.
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.
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.
The only thing constant in soccer is change. No matter how loved a player or coach is, a football club is almost always certain to choose a better player or manager over the one they already have.
After a summer that saw Ivan Rakitic relegated to a midfield backup it comes as no surprise to see him as one of the most talked about want-outs in Europe as the January transfer window draws near. Atletico Madrid are the latest club to be reported to have their eyes set on the Serbia should Ernesto Valverde stick to his guns of choosing Frankie de Jong and Artur over the midfield veteran.
The team, Atletico Madrid is close to an extreme position to Sign-In an excellent alternative to James Rodriguez. They are absolutely ready to Sign-In Rodrigo who is a well known forward from Valencia, according to Marca. As the 28-year-old missed out on his training, it has been finalized that he is set to join the team Atletico Madrid. The deal has been made between Madrid and him for 60 million Euros.
In addition to this, it is also known that he has already bid farewell to the team Valencia and has said goodbye to his team-mates. He has said that he is on his way to Madrid for medications. Though his destinations are not known by all, plenty of his mates at Valencia also believe that he was thinking of moving and assured it weeks before.
Former Liverpool player Alberto Aquilani said that he is happy for the Liverpool fans after their team has managed to overturn a 3-0 defeat to qualify for the Champions League final. He said that it is not easy to beat Barcelona and to have beaten them by 3-0 is a wonderful achievement.
He said that Jurgen Klopp is a wonderful manager and that he has successfully managed to improve this Liverpool side. He said that the team can still win the title in the Premier League and that fans should still believe.
According to the reports presented by Diario AS, Atlectico Madrid’s midfielder Saul Niguez is on top priority of Barcelona’s wish list and the team is ready to do anything as much as making a €110m move to get the midfielder in summer.
According to the reports, Barcelona seem to be after Madrid’s midfield maestro Saul Niguez, the Spanish player, in summer and are prepared to pay an amount as huge as
€110m in order to make him their ‘galactico’ signing.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone said that he wants to focus on football rather than speculating on transfer news. He said that for as long as the January transfer window remains open, there will be plenty of speculation about possible transfers.
He said that this is normal as there are so many quality players at Atletico Madrid at the moment and it is normal that big clubs will want to attract them. He said that he will have to work with that and make sure that they focus on their football as well.