UEFA Champions League Team of the Week: Matchday 5

Eight sides have guaranteed progression to the Round of 16 after Matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League. Tottenham Hotspur exceeded all expectations by finishing 1st Group H, a group containing defending champions Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, and were clinical in their recent dismissal of the latter. 2012 winners Chelsea secured their spot in

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What does the future hold for Antoine Griezmann?

It’s safe to say that Antoine Griezmann’s future doesn’t involve Atletico Madrid. A change of heart due to Los Rojiblancos’ FIFA-imposed transfer ban bought the 2014 La Liga winners time, keeping him at the club after turning down an offer from Manchester United in the summer, but his performances thus far have done little to

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Napoli eyeing January move for Atletico Madrid defender Sime Vrsaljko

Croatia and Atletico Madrid defender Sime Vrsaljko could be on his way back to Italy after reports claiming he’s agreed to a Napoli switch in January. The 25-year-old spent three seasons in Serie A with Genoa and Sassuolo before Atletico Madrid signed him for €17 million in 2016. Speaking on Napoli’s official radio station, Atletico

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Dani Carvajal set for Madrid Derby return

Real Madrid fullback Dani Carvajal has been given the all clear to return to action against Atletico Madrid on the weekend, according to latest revelations from Marca. The 25-year-old hasn’t played for Los Blancos since September after being diagnosed with Pericarditis, a heart condition. “His training should be very little by little, in a very

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Dries Mertens could lead Atletico Madrid overhaul in the summer

Napoli forward Dries Mertens is being monitored by Atletico Madrid ahead of a potential summer overhaul in attack, according to AS. Los Colchoneros have question marks hanging over the future of several forwards in their squad and view the Belgian international as a suitable option to lead the line next season. With Antoine Griezmann widely

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Fernando Torres set for Atletico Madrid exit in January

Fernando Torres is set for a second exit from boyhood club Atletico Madrid amidst limited playing time, wayward form and the impending arrival of Diego Costa. According to Diario AS, the 33-year-old has opted to leave the club despite having six months left on his contract. The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker hasn’t started a

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