Israeli multinational buys Atletico Madrid stake in ¬50 million deal

Sid Lowe explains why Antoine Griezmann can wind up being quite affordable to whomever lands his services.

The FC panel break down and predict the upcoming Madrid derby.
Israeli multinational Quantum Pacific Group has bought 15 percent of Atletico Madrid shares in a €50 million (£44.6m) deal.
Atletico chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin will remain the majority shareholder, with just over 50 percent.
President Enrique Cerezo and the Wanda Group, which owns the naming rights to the Wanda Metropolitano …

For Atletico Madrid, beating Real in the derbi is about more than three points

The FC panel break down and predict the upcoming Madrid derby.

Sid Lowe explains why Antoine Griezmann can wind up being quite affordable to whomever lands his services.

Outside the Wanda Metropolitano, Atletico Madrid’s new home some twenty kilometres away from the Vicente Calderon, are a series of plaques honouring the club’s most significant players. Built on an exposed and dusty patch of ground to the northeast of the city, it’s not exactly Hollywood Boulevard and it’s not Vine Street …

Atletico boss Diego Simeone dismisses links to Everton move

Following their back-to-back draws against Qarabag, the ESPN FC panel question if Atletico Madrid’s UCL dominance is done. Diego Simeone has dismissed speculation linking him with the managerial vacancy at Everton and said Atletico Madrid would have to “put up with him” for at least another two years.
The Argentinian had been reported as a target for the Premier League club, who sacked Dutch coach Ronald Koeman last month after a poor start to the season.
Simeone is under contract …

Report: Four Reasons Why Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real

… but is keen to renegotiate once more and the latest offer by Los Blancos did not satisfy his demands. Ronaldo reportedly wants a salary “in line with” what Neymar is getting at Paris Saint-Germain (about €35 million, R576 million, a year), as well as Lionel Messi’s reported new salary (about €40 million, … …read more      

Luis Suarez is fit to boost Barcelona’s ranks ahead of Leganes trip

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Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has been boosted by the availability of Luis Suarez as his side look to crack one of LaLiga’s meanest defences on Saturday.Suarez sat out Uruguay’s friendlies against Poland and Austria during the international break to aid his recovery from an ongoing knee problem.And Valverde had positive news about the striker’s progress on Friday, confirming …