Atletico Madrid dominate annual La Liga awards

Atletico Madrid dominated the annual LaLiga awards last night. The awards were presented at the LaLiga 2015/16 Gala. The who’s who of the Spanish football was present at the awards ceremony in Valencia on Monday. Most of the major categories were picked up by Atletico while Barcelona and Real Madrid also got their hands on some categories. Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio, who spent last season on loan at Espanyol, won the Best Newcomer of the Year award. Marco Asensio is the ‘Best Newcomer in LaLiga Santander 2015/16’! https://t.co/jb5Up9DZRq#PremiosLaLiga pic.twitter.com/79F7O925fE…

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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid – Champions League Final Preview

For the second time in three years, the Champions League final will be contested from the two footballing giants of Madrid as Real go searching for their 11th European crown while Atletico will be going all out for their first. Back in 2014 Atletico came agonisingly close to breaking their duck as they led going into stoppage time, but a Sergio Ramos header denied them and during the extra 30 minutes energy sapped and allowed Real to run away with it, emerging as winners by the somewhat flattering scoreline of…

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Brazilian superstar predicts Diego Simeone’s next destination

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is one of the most sought-after managers in the football world at the moment. The Argentine manager has turned Atletico Madrid into a European powerhouse since his arrival and has led them to a La Liga title and a Champions League final during his time with the club. Atletico are again involved in the title race this season and are just one game away from entering the final of the Champions League for a second time during his coaching spell. His achievements at the La…

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Italian is favourite to coach Chelsea next season

As it stands, Antonio Conte is the odds-on favourite to become Chelsea’s coach next season, according to Sky Sports. The Blues have reportedly agreed a deal in principle with the current coach of Italy’s national squad and former Juventus boss. Conte’s contract with Italy expires after the 2016 European Championship and, therefore, the Italian will be free to move to Stamford Bridge, without any compensation needed to be paid to the Italian Football Federation. The news outlet also quotes Sky Italia’s Valentina Fass, who states Chelsea want to make a decision about their…

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Chelsea reportedly agree on deal for their new manager

After months of speculations, Chelsea seem to have finally found a candidate to replace interim manager Guus Hiddink in the summer. Various names in club football, including the like of Massimiliano Allegri, Diego Simeone, Antonio Conte, Manuel Pellegrini and Didier Deschamps, have been linked with the post at Stamford Bridge. Now the latest report claims that Chelsea have found Hiddink’s replacement in Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone. Spanish publication OK Diario claims that the Blues have already reached an agreement with the 45-year-old. The Argentine stands to earn £9.28 million…

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Chelsea target move for Atletico Madrid quartet – including Mourinho replacement

Chelsea are said to be lining up a stunning yet ambitious quadruple move for Atletico Madrid stars Antoine Griezmann, Diego Godin and Koke as well as manager Diego Simeone, according to the Metro. After a poor start to the new season, both players and manager Jose Mourinho have come in for some serious criticism, with several names now finding their positions at the club come under pressure (via Metro). And now, a report in Spanish publication AS claims that the defending Premier League champions are hoping to snap up the…

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Chelsea gossip: Simeone sounded out as Mou replacement and Barca star takes swipe at Blues

Monday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Eden Hazard insists Belgium will target winning Euro 2016 – but now he has to concentrate on his own form, the Daily Mirror reports. The Chelsea star scored a penalty in the 4-1 victory in Andorra to lift the Red Devils above Wales in Group B. Dani Alves believes former team-mate Pedro should have stayed at Barcelona rather than join Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Spaniard ended ten years with the Catalan club when he moved to Stamford Bridge for around £22million…

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Atletico Madrid in talks over £14m move for Chelsea flop Felipe Luis

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has confirmed that he is interested in bringing Felipe Luis back to the club from Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger The Brazilian international joined Chelsea from Atletico last summer in a £16m move that saw him pen a three-year deal. However, despite only making nine appearances in the Premier League for the Blues last term, Chelsea are still expecting to collect around £14m for his signature. But that…

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Diego Simeone: ‘Man United can have Mandzukic’

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has said he will not stand in the way of striker Mario Mandzukic if he wants to leave the club this summer as a move to Manchester United looks to be drawing ever nearer, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Man Utd make HUGE announcement regarding star’s future Man Utd fixture list The Argentine tactician said that he believes there are only two players at the club that he wouldn’t dream of selling, and apparently Mandzukic isn’t one of them.…

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Diego Simeone hopes international star leaves Chelsea this summer

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has confessed that he would love to see Felipe Luis leave Chelsea this summer and make a return to the Spanish capital, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea Transfer Gossip Varane to seek Real Madrid exit The Brazilian international departed the Vicente Calderon last summer to link up with the Blues, but failed to make an impact with the west Londoners over the course of the campaign. Making just 15 appearances for Jose Mourinho’s men, he was kept on the sidelines by Spanish…

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Atletico Madrid boss not deterred by Chelsea striker’s desire to stay

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Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is still hoping to bring former striker Diego Costa back to the Vicente Calerdon, despite the Chelsea star hitting back at claims that he is unhappy with life in London. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals According to The Sun, the 26-year-old had reportedly told close friends that he was struggling since his summer move to England, but he rejected those suggestions and revealed that he is looking forward to his future with the Blues. “I have no reason to leave. I love it, the fans…

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