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Barcelona have been told they have not been allocated an away supporters’ section for the La Liga encounter with Atletico Madrid later this month. Ernesto Valverde’s side head to the Spanish capital on Saturday, October 14 to take on Atletico at the Wanda Metropolitano. Barcelona have announced that a ‘logistical error’ from Atletico has led [...]

Diego Costa is to undergo a medical with Atletico Madrid on Thursday after the agreement of a €60m deal with Chelsea, say reports in Spain. The reported fee – which is said to include add-ons – would make the 28-year-old would Atletico’s most expensive ever signing and would allow him to begin playing for the [...]

Barcelona have overtaken rivals Real Madrid in having the largest wage budget in La Liga, according to data released this week. According to the numbers from the Spanish league, the money available for Barca’s bills are up to €507million, or £448m. Their main title rivals, Real, meanwhile have a cap on overall salaries that comes [...]

A record number of 13 Real Madrid players have been nominated for long list of the FIFPro World XI, while Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez lead the pool of Premier League nominees. A total of 25,000 professional footballers were asked to select a team of 11 players – one goalkeeper, four defenders, [...]

If anybody found the manner of victory disappointing, they don’t know much about Atletico Madrid. Antoine Griezmann’s 61st minute goal divided Atletico and Malaga, with the Frenchman’s strike earning the hosts three points in the inauguration of their new stadium, the Wanda Metropolitano. Under Diego Simeone these type of triumphs have been an Atletico hallmark [...]

Atletico Madrid’s stated bid to finally break through and win the Champions League got off to a slow start with a scoreless draw at Roma on Tuesday. Diego Simeone’s Spanish side had the majority of the chances – including one first-half effort that was cleared off the line by a defender – but were largely [...]

Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone has called in all the top names for Tuesday’s Champions League trip to Roma. Atletico Madrid squad for Roma: Moyá, Oblak, Werner; Godin, Felipe Luis, Savic, Vrsaljko, Lucas, Juanfran, Gimenez; Thomas, Kone, Saul, Carrasco, Gabi, Gaitan; Griezman, Torres, Correa, Vietto, Gameiro Previous meetings Atlético won both of the teams’ only [...]

The Spanish football authorities are looking at plans to host La Liga matches abroad as soon as next season. The proposal is set to be discussed between the 20 Spanish top flight sides, with La Liga aiming to increase its financial revenue from international audiences. And La Liga chief Javier Tebas, who has called the league a [...]

The 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage draw has been made and it offered up some tricky opponents for the four Spansh clubs. Real Madrid start the defence of their Champions League title with a tough group which includes Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur. Barcelona have been paired with Juventus in Group D of the [...]

Lionel Messi hit the post three times as Barcelona opened their La Liga campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Real Betis. The 30-year-old, who was looking for his 350th goal in the competition, was denied by the woodwork before the break and twice after it as Betis goalkeeper Antonio Adan enjoyed good fortune at [...]