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Antoine Griezmann has rejected an £87million move to Barcelona and committed his future to Atletico Madrid. The player revealed the snub to Barca in a bizarre documentary entitled ‘The Decision’ aired on a pay-to-view channel in Spain. He claimed he had decided to stay after winning the Europa League with Atletico Madrid but then almost [...]

Antoine Griezmann To Stay In Madrid?

Antoine Griezmann has ‘informed close friends’ that he intends to remain at Atletico Madrid despite being courted by La Liga champions Barcelona. Griezmann, who is away with the France squad preparing for the World Cup, has decided not to force through a move to the Nou Camp, according to ABC. Barca have long been linked [...]

Atletico Madrid have offered Antoine Griezmann around €10 million more than Barcelona in a last-ditch bid to keep him at the club. The 27-year-old France international meets up with his French team-mates on Wednesday with his future still — publicly at least — undecided. Barcelona are sure a deal that has been in place since [...]

Antoine Griezmann scored twice as Atletico Madrid swept aside Marseille in Lyon to win the Europa League for the third time in nine years. France forward Griezmann opened the scoring by punishing Andre Zambo Anguissa’s poor touch to coolly slot home, then casually dinked in a second. Captain Gabi drilled in the third goal late [...]

After painful defeats in recent continental finals, Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid are determined to justify their status as favourites in Wednesday’s Europa League showpiece against Marseille in Lyon. Atletico lost in extra time to Real Madrid in the Champions League final of 2014, having been seconds away from victory in 90 minutes, and then lost [...]

Madrid is the football capital of the universe again and to say that the ‘Madrilenos’ are pleased about that would be an understatement. The talk over the beer and tortilla in Madrid over the weekend was not just of the two finals to be played this month, but of the European Super cup final to [...]

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has received a four-match Uefa ban and will be absent from the touchline when his side face Marseille in the Europa League final on 16 May. Simeone was found guilty of insulting a match official during the first leg of Atletico’s semi-final at Arsenal. The 48-year-old was sent to the [...]

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal can complete mission impossible in Madrid next week despite leaving themselves with an uphill struggle to reach the Europa League final. Alexandre Lacazette’s opener put Arsenal on course for a vital win only for a comedy of defensive errors to allow Antoine Griezmann to fire home a late equaliser, and crucially [...]

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is considering a continuation of a recent tactical switch-up ahead of his side’s Europa League semi-final clash with Arsenal. The Argentine has seen his side go through a concerning period of form as the season reaches its climax, with just one victory in their last five matches. Simeone shuffled his [...]

Despite being in a lower league position than their opponent, Atletico Madrid, managed to show their superiority against Valencia in the Semifinal of Europa League as Diego Simeone’s side eliminated Unay Emery’s boys with two victories. Having already taking a 4-2 lead in the first leg, Atletico picked up another victory at Mestalla thanks to [...]