Diego Simeone’s son Giuliano, 18, tearing it up for Atletico in pre-season and could be answer to dad’s striker crisis
GIULIANO SIMEONE could be the answer to his father's striker crisis at Atletico Madrid following some impressive displays in pre-season. Atletico manager Diego Simeone is looking for a centre-forward that can play as back-up to star man Luis Suarez with the likes of Joao Felix and Angel Correa failing to convince last season.
Saul Niguez has emerged as a key midfield transfer target for the Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool after many eye-catching seasons with Atletico Madrid Saul Niguez has a gentleman's agreement in place with Atletico Madrid which may pave the way for him to join Manchester United or Liverpool this summer, according to widespread reports in Spain.
Manchester United have had a busy transfer window but have been urged to not end their business just yet. This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more Manchester United must sign Kieran Trippier this summer to benefit the team both defensively and going forward, according to QPR striker Charlie Austin.
Man United have moved to tie one of their promising youngsters down to a professional deal. Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho has signed his first professional contract with the club. Garnacho arrived at Old Trafford from Atletico Madrid last year, with United paying a £419,000 fee to secure the teenage winger.
Liverpool appear to be progressing in their bid to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez this summer. What’s the story? According to Spanish newspaper Marca [via The Mirror], the Reds have been in contact with the 26-year-old’s representatives over a move to Anfield, with the Spain international deemed surplus to requirements at the Wanda Metropolitano.
ARSENAL star Lucas Torreira has admitted he wanted to quit football after his mum tragically passed away from Covid-19 in March. The 25-year-old was on loan at Atletico Madrid at the time, later paying tribute to his mum when the Spanish club won LaLiga in May. Speaking to the Metro, Torreira said: "When my mother's thing happened, I wanted to stop playing soccer.
Atletico Madrid are expected to relaunch their long-running pursuit of Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to reports. Lacazette was linked with Atletico last summer, potentially in a swap deal with Thomas Partey. But while the Ghanaian midfielder ended up at the Emirates Stadium, the French striker stayed there as well.
Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Atletico Madrid. The Frenchman has enjoyed a solid four years at the Emirates Stadium, contributing 65 goals from 170 appearances in all competitions. However, with less than 12 months remaining on his contract, both the player and his club are said to be open to a transfer before the end of August.
Man United 'face selling £50m Paul Pogba OR £30m Jesse Lingard with the club plotting a net spend of £75m-100m' this summer... and exits are needed to bring in a midfielder and target Kieran Trippier
Manchester United look set to have to sell stars to keep spending this summer Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard are two of the players that could leave the club United are reportedly looking for a net spend of between £75million to £100m Exits would allow them to pursue a new midfielder and Atletico's Kieran Trippier
Manchester United are reportedly optimistic that a fee of £45m will be enough to secure the signature of Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid. With doubts growing over the future of Paul Pogba at Old Trafford, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to bring in another central midfielder before the transfer window closes.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will prioritise signing a new midfielder this summer ahead of a move for Atletico Madrid star Kieran Trippier. United are keen on signing the England right-back but they’ve been put off by Atletico’s £30m asking price. Trippier is similarly keen to return to the Premier League and he’s made it clear to the La Liga giants that he’d like to join United but Diego Simeone’s side are seeking a profit on the £20m they paid Tottenham for his services in 2018.
Manchester United believe they can strike another bargain deal this summer with hope they can sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez for £45m. There is increasing confidence at Old Trafford that United will secure a deal to sign Raphael Varane this summer, with the club hopeful of agreeing a fee lower than €50m.
Chelsea’s transfer interest in a Liverpool target is being driven by Thomas Tuchel, while a Blues exit is close to being sealed – both in all the latest Euro Paper Talk. TUCHEL DRIVES CHELSEA, SAUL INTERST Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is driving transfer interest from the club in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, according to a report.
Man Utd ‘consider Saul Niguez transfer bid and believe they can land Atletico Madrid star ahead of Liverpool for £45m’
MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly considering a move for Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez, and believe that can land the Spaniard ahead of rivals Liverpool, according to reports. Saul has been linked with a move away from Atletico all summer, with Premier League giants circling. According to the Daily Mail, the 26-year-old midfielder has a whopping £126million release clause in his contract.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is the driving force behind the London club’s interest in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, according to Marca. The Madrid-based publication name the Blues as one of three possible destinations for the Spanish international, alongside Manchester United and Liverpool. Whilst United are thought to be weighing up a €50m (£43m) offer for Niguez, Liverpool have made an enquiry without firming up their interest in the midfielder.
Barcelona's chances of offloading Antoine Griezmann are looking slim after the forward made it clear that Atletico Madrid is the only club he is willing to consider to leave the Camp Nou this summer. The Catalan club were hoping to complete a deal at the earliest and get him off their wage bill in order to register their new signings and re-sign Lionel Messi.
'Welcome home': Fernando Torres returns to Atletico Madrid as coach of their Under 19 side for next season... after stepping away from previous role with reserves for personal reasons
Fernando Torres has been appointed coach of Atletico Madrid's under-19 team Torres joined club's youth system as a coach last season but left in February The former Spain striker retired from football in 2019 after an eventful career Torres scored 129 goals in 404 appearances for boyhood club Atletico