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Atlético Madrid 2018/19 Season Preview Roundtable

Our team picks Atlético?s best summer transfer, the breakout player and where the team will finish in each competition. Who will prove to be Atlético Madrid?s best summer signing" Jeremy Beren: I was tempted to switch my pick to Thomas...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-19 08:49:25

Reports: Filipe Luís asks for transfer

Atlético?s veteran full back wanted to play the Super Cup and has an offer on the table. Filipe Luís has arguably been supplanted by Lucas Hernández as Atlético Madrid?s starting left back over the past months. It couldn?t be avoided,...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-18 19:49:37

Real Madrid 2-4 Atlético Madrid: Day-after takeaways from the UEFA Super Cup

Atlético Madrid won their third Super Cup after a thrilling two hours in Tallinn. Here are some thoughts and reflections from the victory over Real Madrid. Lemar runs the show: Atlético Madrid?s big summer signing, Thomas Lemar, showed his...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-17 08:49:46

The Loaners: how Atlético players will do on loan in 2018/19

We try to get a gauge on temporary moves for Atleti?s fringe players and how successful they will be. Jonathan ?Jonny? Castro Otto ? One-year loan, Wolves (EPL) Jonny is probably the most significant loan on Atlético Madrid?s books this...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-17 19:49:44

All about Rodri: what to expect from his first season at Atlético

He left as an academy reject but comes back as one of Spain?s most promising midfielders. Here?s the story of why the studious Rodri decided to return to the capital in a legend?s stead. Ironically, the man who will ensure that Gabi?s...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-17 12:49:40

Real Madrid 2-4 Atlético Madrid: Supercampeones

Atlético started the new season with a bang and took home a trophy in Estonia. Atlético Madrid romped in extra time to complete a comeback win over their city rivals in Wednesday?s UEFA Super Cup. Real Madrid took a 2-1 lead after Sergio...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-16 08:49:33

Real Madrid-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch European Super Cup 2018

The UEFA Super Cup takes place on Wednesday night ? and it?s a Madrid derby. What better way to start the season with a Madrid derby and a trophy on the line" Atlético Madrid play Real Madrid on Wednesday night in Tallinn?s 15,000 seat...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

Know Thine Enemy: UEFA Super Cup Q&A with Om Arvind

Managing Madrid?s tactics expert offers some thoughts on Wednesday?s derbi in Tallinn. Just four months ago, we spoke ahead of a league derby at the Bernabéu. Lots has changed for both Madrid sides since then. What has a Cristiano-less...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-14 08:49:36

Colchonero Chat 127: A spot of Super Cup banter

A full UEFA Super Cup preview. With Rob Walker and Gabe Lezra. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah) is a staff writer and podcaster for Managing Madrid, SB Nation?s Real Madrid blog. They...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-13 12:49:46

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Shut the window, please

Atlético?s squad is finalized with the Super Cup lurking midweek. Pencils down Deadline day has come and gone for the Premier League, a deadline that brought a couple of deals for Atlético Madrid. One In: He may be an ex-Premier Leaguer,...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-13 08:49:43

Report: Oblak?s release clause to be increased to quarter of a billion

The goalkeeper rejected Chelsea and is set to be rewarded for his loyalty with a new contract Jan Oblak rejected a move to Chelsea this summer after the Premier League side offered to pay his release clause of ?100 million according to The...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-12 12:49:36

Colchonero Chat 126: Cagliari and Courtois

Friendly friendly banter, plus goalkeeper movements and winding down the preseason. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins Into the Calderón...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-11 08:49:43

Know Thine Enemy: Atlético Madrid-Inter Milan Q&A with Serpents of Madonnina

We got the scoop on the San Siro side from Matthew Clark, the manager of SB Nation?s Inter Milan site. It?s been a wild summer for both Milanese sides, but it seems Inter Milan have really roared back to life with some of these signings....
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-11 08:49:43

Rumor: Luciano Vietto on his way to the Premier League

The 24-year-old had offers from Russia and Turkey but wanted a move to England. According to Spanish broadcaster Rubén Uría, Luciano Vietto will play with newly-promoted side Fulham next season. After completing a loan spell with Valencia...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-09 19:49:58

Atlético Femenino prepare for new season, new challenges

The two-time defending league champions aim to make more history in 2018/19. Atlético Femenino added more silverware to their trophy cabinet last spring as they defended successfully their Liga Iberdola title after a close two-horse race...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-08 08:49:32

Atlético expected to confirm Kalini? transfer this week

The Milan striker is set to fly in for his medical within the next 24 hours. Reports from
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-07 08:50:13

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Stuttgart friendly caps slow week

Get caught up on complete ? and incomplete ? transfers and more. Top Story: VfB Stuttgart 1-1 Atlético Madrid Los colchoneros? preseason continued in earnest on Sunday ? and while Diego Simeone?s troops have yet to win a friendly in 90...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-06 08:49:28

VfB Stuttgart-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch

Atlético?s preseason continues with a tilt at Mercedes-Benz Arena. Following their pair of International Champions Cup games in Singapore, Atlético Madrid?s summer travels roll on as Diego Simeone?s men get set for a friendly against VfB...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-05 08:49:54

Reports: Borussia Dortmund going all in on Gameiro

Oh, Kévin. You?ve been caught in a transfer triangle. As successful as Atlético Madrid?s summer has been to this point, there remains work to be done before the window closes on Sept. 1. Atlético have to finalize a couple more exits after...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-03 08:50:21

CONFIRMADO: Atlético announce Vrsaljko exit, Arias arrival

Bienvenido, Santiago! (And mucha suerte, ?ime.) On the same Tuesday in which Atlético Madrid @Inter_es para la cesión de July 31, 2018 Acuerdo con el @santiagoarias13. ˇBienvenido a tu nueva casa! ? https://t.co/ZY9FnAFiKQJuly...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-01 08:49:35

Colchonero Chat 125: Fathers and sons

Ruminations on preseason, formations and other Colchonero Chat Amigo questions. With Euan McTear. Euan McTear (@emctear) is a Spanish football journalist and author. He is also the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. Euan and Into...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-01 08:49:35

Ángel Correa takes #10 shirt

The Argentine will try to end the recent jinx around that shirt number. Atlético Madrid suffered a last-minute defeat in Singapore on Monday night, as Diego Simeone?s youthful side battled back from a 2-0 deficit only to lose 3-2 to Paris...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-30 19:50:02

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Singaporean sensations

?Knock knock!? ?Who?s there"? ?FIFA.? Just as Gelson Martins arrives in Madrid to officially become an Atlético player, FIFA shows up and ruins the party. In fairness, Sporting Clube de Portugal have told FIFA they believe they?re owed ?100m...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-29 12:49:28

Know Thine Enemy: PSG-Atlético Q&A with Jonathan Johnson, PSG Talk

ESPN FC?s Ligue 1 correspondent and James Teague of the PSG site took some time to talk about this International Champions Cup showdown (of sorts). Into the Calderón: How do you think this window has gone at Paris Saint-Germain" Do you...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-29 16:49:33

Inter close in on ?ime Vrsaljko deal

The Croatian could seal a move back to Italy in the coming days. Atlético Madrid right back ?ime Vrsaljko is expected to complete an initial loan move to Inter Milan within the next few days. Atlético sporting director Andrea Berta has...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-28 08:49:32

Sporting CP looking for ?100 million from completed Gelson Martins transfer

The Portuguese side say that Martins? release clause jumped to ?100 million the week before he cancelled his contract. Portuguese paper A Bola have a report out which suggests that Sporting Clube de Portugal are looking for compensation to...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-27 12:49:47

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Arsenal (3-1 Pens)

Atléti?s preseason started well with a match against Arsenal in Singapore as new signing Adan was the hero. ATM XI: Oblak (Adan 46?), Juanfran (Alberto 74?), Moya (Alberto Rodríguez 74?), Montero (Punal Rodriguez 74?), Olabe (Solano 74?),...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-26 19:49:40

Atlético Madrid-Arsenal FC: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch International Champions Cup 2018

The preseason begins in Singapore. Atlético Madrid?s preseason will get underway on Thursday night, when los colchoneros kick off International Champions Cup action against English side Arsenal. Atlético and Arsenal will get...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-26 08:49:47

Atlético sign Gelson Martins as Simeone rebuilds his squad back to health

Atlético add a young player who has speed, skill and can defend for little or nothing as they keep winning the transfer market. Atlético Madrid have signed Gelson Martins after weeks of speculation. The winger arrives from Portugal on a...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-25 14:38:57

Revealed: Atlético Madrid?s 2018/19 Liga Santander fixtures

Atlético open the season with a partidazo. Tuesday afternoon saw LaLiga unveil its newly-asymmetrical fixture list for the upcoming season, which begins on August 19. The league elected to do away with the traditional mirror format (for...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-24 19:49:27

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Go, Jonny, Go

Plus, the latest on other signings and Diego Godín?s future. World Cup ? Super Cup Antoine Griezmann is ready to enjoy his summer following France?s World Cup win in Russia. He?s so ready to relax and enjoy the beach that he?s already...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-23 08:49:42

Jonny set to join Atlético, move to Wolves on loan

The versatile full back will join Atlético imminently, but he won?t compete for a spot in Atlético?s squad this season. Jonny Castro will arrive at Atlético Madrid soon according to Diario AS, but he will move straight to newly-promoted...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-23 12:49:23

Report: Atlético eye Olivier Giroud deal

I AM GIROUD!!! Over the past couple weeks, reporting indicated that Atlético Madrid had closed in on Milan striker Nikola Kalini? as the primary backup to Diego Costa. The Croatian did not come without question marks, though ? even as...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-21 08:49:33

Colchonero Chat 124: We?re all vacationing

On France?s World Cup win and notes from Atlético?s first days back at training. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins Into the Calderón...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-18 12:55:26

Diego Godín to Juventus rumours won?t go away

Juventus remain linked with the Atlético veteran, who has a very low release clause. They won?t stop. Diego Godín remains a target for Juventus and the Serie A side are reportedly trying to lure him to Italy on a three-year deal. His...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-18 12:55:26

Eterno Capitán: Gabi?s best moments in an Atlético shirt

A look back at five highlights from Gabi?s second stint in the capital. In sports, teams that achieve a coherent and singular vision among management, coaching staff and superstar often win silverware. Stepenh Curry, Steve Kerr and the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-18 08:52:50

Jeremy?s World Cup Column: on the Final, Griezmann and the season ahead

Digesting a thrilling finale and the significance it has to Atlético Madrid. The World Cup has ended, but I shall smile because it happened. Sixty-four matches later and we have a new world champion. It is France, doubted by many...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-16 12:50:06

The Weekly Rojiblanco: It all comes down to this

France and Croatia will battle for the World Cup while Atlético return to training. That?s ?Grizi? to you In a pre-World Cup Final interview, Antoine Griezmann admitted he preferred to take his own path separate from another French legend...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-15 08:50:22

France-Croatia: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch World Cup Final

Atlético Madrid will have a World Cup winner by the end of the day Regardless of what happens on Sunday in Moscow, Atlético Madrid will end up with a World Cup winner on Monday morning. Antoine Griezmann, Lucas Hernandez and Thomas Lemar...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-15 12:50:43

Colchonero Chat 123: Berenato on hemispheres and the World Cup

Plus, what Cristiano Ronaldo?s departure really means for LaLiga. With Renato Gonçalves. Renato Gonçalves (@renatodsg) is a writer for SB Nation blogs Barça Blaugranes and Bitter and Blue. He is also the guest on this edition of Colchonero...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-13 08:50:05

France-Belgium: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch the 2018 World Cup

Antoine Griezmann and his French teammates will vie for a spot in the World Cup final. The first 2018 World Cup semifinal takes place Tuesday evening in Saint Petersburg, where tournament favorites France will battle dark horses...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-10 08:49:30

Torres confirms new club as Atlético announce Adán

Oblak gets competition and a club legend makes his next destination official. Not to be overshadowed by Cristiano Ronaldo?s transfer to Juventus, Atlético Madrid on Tuesday afternoon announced goalkeeper Antonio Adán?s arrival from Real...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-10 19:49:41

Fernando Torres to reveal his next club on Tuesday morning

The Atlético Madrid legend is ready to move on and will announce his next club imminently. Fernando Torres? stint as an Atlético Madrid player has come to an end. His future, however, still hangs in the balance. He will announce his next...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-09 19:49:08

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Keepers? keepers and Sporting lads

More signings plotted as Atlético continue to build for next season. Top Story: And then there were four There are four teams left in the 2018 World Cup ? and four Atlético Madrid players, too. France (Antoine Griezmann, Lucas Hernández...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-08 08:49:11

Colchonero Chat 122: Gabi, La Indignación Roja and more listener questions

The World Cup, (very) possible transfers and a tribute to the captain. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. Rob joins Into the Calderón site...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-06 08:49:46

Uruguay-France live stream: Time, TV channels and how to watch 2018 World Cup online

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium plays host to what is arguably the juiciest quarterfinal tie. It?s Diego Godín versus Antoine Griezmann and company as Uruguay take on France in the first 2018 World Cup quarterfinal on Friday afternoon. Aside from...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-06 08:49:46

Pedullŕ: Atlético have agreement with Nikola Kalini?

However, a couple other dominoes have to fall before the Milan forward can move to Spain. The squad is taking shape. Barring further unexpected departures, Atlético Madrid are finalizing their team for 2018/19. Two more arrivals are...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-06 08:49:46

Gabi leaves Atlético: ?I?m always going to express how I feel about the club, wherever I am?

The captain has signed off in Madrid following an emotional presser. Don Gabriel Fernández Arenas has taken his leave. Atlético Madrid?s captain confirmed his departure for Qatar?s Al Sadd in a press conference at Estadio Wanda...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-04 08:49:20

Atlético Madrid weighing up Gelson Martins move

The club is keeping an eye on the legal ramifications of signing the former Sporting Club winger Gelson Martins is one of several players to have cancelled contracts with Sporting Clube de Portugal in recent weeks. As we wrote about 10...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-04 12:49:49

Gabi to hold farewell press conference in Madrid

Atlético?s captain will say adiós to his childhood club. Atlético Madrid announced Monday night that academy-bred midfielder Gabriel Arenas Fernández will speak to the press on Tuesday, July 3 at 5 p.m. Madrid time. Atlético?s captain will...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-03 08:49:09

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Devastation in Moscow

Plus, the latest on renewals and bidding wars. Top Story: Spain eliminated from World Cup Koke, Saúl and Diego Costa will start their vacations a bit sooner than expected. Spain were knocked out of the World Cup by hosts Russia on...
atletico de madrid - 2018-07-02 08:49:35

World Cup Capsules, Week 3: An unbeaten group stage

The drama ratchets up another notch as Brazil and Croatia are among the group winners. The World Cup knockout stages begin Saturday afternoon when Antoine Griezmann and France take on Argentina in Kazan. It will be the first of five...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-30 08:49:15

Colchonero Chat 121: Spain?s travails, Gabi?s possible departure and listener questions

An Atlético Madrid variety hour (of sorts). With David Cartlidge. David Cartlidge (@davidjaca) is a Spanish football journalist and ESPN UK?s Homepage Editor. He is also the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. David and Into the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-29 08:49:17

Rayo Majadahonda will play at the Wanda Metropolitano until January

The newly-promoted Segunda side have no ground fit for purpose to host a game in the second tier and Atlético have offered the Wanda Metropolitano Atlético Madrid have offered the Wanda Metropolitano to Rayo Majadahonda until January as...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-29 19:49:22

BREAKING: Gabi set to leave Atlético, join Qatari club

This does not appear to be a joke. Atlético Madrid captain Gabi reportedly will leave his boyhood club in the coming days to sign with Qatari club Al Sadd, Cadena SER and Cadena COPE also have reported that Gabi is on his way to the Middle...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-28 08:49:15

World Cup Capsules, Week 2: Croatia, France, Uruguay secure passage

Atlético?s World Cup contingent remains unbeaten in Russia. The group stage is two-thirds over and while this World Cup has lacked any truly significant upsets, it has been a blast to watch. Several giants have wobbled and a few new stars...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-25 16:50:50

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Rumors galore and U19 history

The weekly wrap-up returns to gather together the latest news from Atléticoland. First: if you missed it... Thomas Lemar and his team have agreed, in principle and barring the results of a physical, to join Atlético Madrid this summer in...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-25 08:50:59

Atlético Madrid Seasonal Player Ratings: Forwards

Into the Calderón?s ratings series ends with player capsules on Diego Simeone?s forwards. Luciano Vietto: 5.9 Diego Simeone was very upset when Vietto moved to Mestalla in January. He wasn?t necessarily annoyed by the club loaning out the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-23 08:50:55

Thomas Lemar will bring creativity to Atlético Madrid 

Atlético Madrid are set to add some je ne sais quoi to their squad. Thomas Lemar was a part of the 2016/17 AS Monaco squad that rolled to a Champions League semifinal and dethroned Paris Saint-Germain to win a first Ligue 1 title for 17...
atletico de madrid - 2018-06-21 12:50:11
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