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DIEGO COSTA BAGS EIGHT-MATCH BAN AFTER ROLL WITH REF IN BARCA LOSS

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has been sanctioned with a hefty ban, following the ever-controversial hitman’s dismissal versus Barcelona last weekend. The Spanish striker has been banned for eight games after making crude remarks about the referee’s mother during Atletico’s 2-0 loss to Barcelona. While it was Barca who eventually emerged with all 3 points, a frantic

Manchester United to rival Manchester City for Saul Niguez

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez has emerged as a rumoured transfer target for Manchester United, setting up a possible tug-of-war with rivals Manchester City. The 24-year-old has been attracting interest from Pep Guardiola in recent months, despite his buyout clause being set at £130m, as the Citizens are in need of

Atletico Madrid chief rules out Antoine Griezmann exit

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has said that "there is no chance" Antoine Griezmann will be joining La Liga rivals Barcelona in the summer. Despite only committing his future to Atleti last year, the World Cup-winning striker has once again been linked with a move to Camp Nou. After a frustrating season

Manchester United are reportedly leading the race to sign Antoine Griezmann

Manchester United are reportedly considering a summer move for Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann was strongly linked with a move to Barcelona ahead of the 2018-19 campaign, but the France international ultimately penned a new long-term deal in the Spanish capital. There is once again speculation surrounding the 28-year-old, but Barca

THE VERDICT

UCL Juventus v Atletico Madrid Atletico won the reverse fixture by 2 goals to nil. Juventus are a strong Champions League side and are capable of dominating at Turin, but how well to cover up for the 2-0 first leg loss remains difficult to answer. Atletico are quite stubborn when playing

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