Tag: Atletico Madrid

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after he scores the opening goal of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between Olympiakos and Arsenal at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, near Athens, on February 20, 2020.

Alexandre Lacazette transfer to La Liga progressing well: Arsenal searching for replacement

The Atletico Madrid move to sign Alexandre Lacazette is progressing fairly well, according to reports in France, with Arsenal looking for a replacement.
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 02: Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid warms up prior to the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Girona FC at Wanda Metropolitano on April 02, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid trying to increase star's release clause to fight off Arsenal interest

Atletico Madrid are trying to increase the release clause and extend the contract of Thomas Partey, amid interest from Arsenal, according to reports in Spain.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Atletico Madrid tracking Arsenal striker: Sporting director spoke to him personally

Atletico Madrid are tracking Alexandre Lacazette over a possible summer transfer, and they've even made contact with the player, according to a report in France.
EIBAR, SPAIN - APRIL 20: Thomas Teye Partey of Atletico Madrid in action during the La Liga match between SD Eibar and Club Atletico de Madrid at Ipurua Municipal Stadium on April 20, 2019 in Eibar, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Arsenal make contact with Atletico Madrid midfielder's agent: Ready to pay €50m clause

Arsenal want to pay the release clause of Thomas Partey in the summer, and they've already made contact with his representatives, according to reports.

Lyon and Atletico in controversial transfer battle over Arsenal midfield target

Despite links to Arsenal and Benfica earlier in the window, Bruno Guimaraes is now subject to a transfer battle between Olympique Lyonnais and Atletico Madrid.
MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 01: Thomas Lemar of Atletico Madrid looks on during the Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and SD Eibar SAD at Wanda Metropolitano on September 01, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Arsenal rule themselves out of move for strongly-linked winger

Arsenal aren't looking to sign Thomas Lemar, despite Atletico Madrid's attempts to offload the winger to the Premier League, according to reports.
MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 01: Thomas Lemar of Atletico Madrid looks on during the Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and SD Eibar SAD at Wanda Metropolitano on September 01, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Arsenal-linked winger has offers from England on the table

Thomas Lemar has offers on the table from Premier League clubs and could leave in the current window, according to reports in Italy.
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN - OCTOBER 29: Thomas Lemar of Club Atletico de Madrid looks on during the Liga match between Deportivo Alaves and Club Atletico de Madrid at Estadio de Mendizorroza on October 29, 2019 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid looking to sell Arsenal-linked winger to the Premier League

Atletico Madrid are looking to offload Thomas Lemar to fund their move for a striker in January, with the Spanish media linking Arsenal to a move.
MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 19: Thomas Lemar walks to the bench prior to start the Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Valencia CF at Wanda Metropolitano on October 19, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta considering Atletico Madrid loan move that could have big consequences

Mikel Arteta is reportedly interested in signing Thomas Lemar who was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal before he signed for Atletico Madrid.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Lucas Torreira a priority for Napoli but face Atletico Madrid competition

Lucas Torreira is a wanted man and there are a number of top clubs willing to pounce on his unhappiness playing out of position under Unai Emery, but will Freddie make him any happier?
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe takes a free-kick to scores his team's second goal during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Vitoria Guimaraes at the Emirates stadium in London on October 24, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP / Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid scout admits regret over missing out on Nicolas Pepe

Atletico Madrid scout Eric Olhats wishes the club had managed to close a deal for Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe before he joined the Gunners this summer.

Talented Brazilian midfelder’s dad visits Arsenal as possible European option

Arsenal are one of the clubs Reinier Jesus' father has visited to see their facilities ahead of a potential transfer to Europe, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: A poppy is seen on the shirt of Lucas Torreira of Arsenal ahead of Remembrance Day during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal told AC Milan their position on Torreira was ‘unshakeable’

Lucas Torreira's agent, Pablo Bentancur, has explained that AC Milan, as we know, tried to land his client in the summer but that Raul Sanllehi told the Italians their not-for-sale position was unshakable.
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David Ornstein: Arsenal almost signed now-Barcelona star in 2017

David Ornstein has revealed he was told Arsenal would have signed Antoine Griezmann in 2017 if they'd qualified for the Champions League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid to test Arsenal’s desperation for cash

Atletico Madrid want to sign Alexandre Lacazette to replace Antoine Griezmann, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid want Arsenal star striker as Antoine Griezmann replacement

Atletico Madrid want to sign Alexandre Lacazette to replace Antoine Griezmann, according to reports.
Granit Xhaka trains alone ahead of Arsenal's game against Everton (photo via Arsenal.com)

Atletico Madrid target Arsenal midfielder to replace Rodri

Granit Xhaka has become the latest transfer target of Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain, though the possible £112.9m signing of Joao Felix could make things difficult.
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 02: Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid warms up prior to the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Girona FC at Wanda Metropolitano on April 02, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid 25-year-old responds after Unai Emery spotted scouting him

Thomas Partey is happy at Atletico Madrid and seems to have no real desire to leave despite Unai Emery watching him in Atletico Madrid's final game of the season.
MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 03: Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid reacts during the Group A match of the UEFA Champions League between Club Atletico de Madrid and Club Brugge at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on October 3, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Unai Emery spotted at Atletico match after agent confirms Arsenal target's release clause

Unai Emery was spotted attending Atletico Madrid's final game of the season against Levante this weekend, amid rumours of Arsenal interest in Thomas Partey.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on April 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid plan to spend Antoine Griezmann money on Arsenal star

Atletico Madrid are targeting Alexandre Lacazette to replace Antoine Griezmann this summer, according to reports in Spain.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal applauds fans as he is substituted during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Arsenal and Stade Rennais at Emirates Stadium on March 14, 2019, in London, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Barcelona want to sign €70m Arsenal star this summer

Barcelona want to sign Alexandre Lacazette if they can't get their hands on Antoine Griezmann this summer, but Arsenal don't want to sell, according to reports.

Path clear for Arsenal to land replacement for fan favourite

Nicolas Tagliafico looks like he could be set to join the Premier League as Atletico Madrid turn their attention to prime target Alex Telles, another player that was once linked with Arsenal.

Aletico Marid turn to Alex Telles leaving Nicolas Tagliafico path clear for Arsenal

Nicolas Tagliafico looks like he could be set to join the Premier League as Atletico Madrid turn their attention to prime target Alex Telles, another player that was once linked with Arsenal.
MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 20: Juan Francisco Torres alias Juanfran of Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring their third goal during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 match between Club Atletico de Madrid and CD Guijuelo at Vicente Calderon stadium on December 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Arsenal make Atletico Madrid star offer

Atletico Madrid right-back Juanfran is set to extend his contract with the club by an additional year, after turning down an offer from Arsenal.
SINGAPORE - JULY 29: Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid gives a pitch side interview during training ahead of the International Champions Cup match between Paris Saint Germain and Atletico Madrid at Bishan Stadium on July 29, 2018 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images for ICC)

Atletico Madrid star is excited by Arsenal and Manchester City interest

Thomas Partey is excited about the opportunity to play in the Premier League, with Arsenal and Manchester City interested, according to a source close to the player.
MUNICH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 02: Nicolas Tagliafico of Ajax plays the ball during the Group E match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Bayern Muenchen and Ajax at Allianz Arena on October 2, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Ajax set price for 26-year-old Arsenal target: Worth the investment?

Ajax has set a price of £15m on left-back Nicolas Tagliafico amid interest from Arsenal, as well as Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid.
SINGAPORE - JULY 29: Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid gives a pitch side interview during training ahead of the International Champions Cup match between Paris Saint Germain and Atletico Madrid at Bishan Stadium on July 29, 2018 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images for ICC)

Atletico Madrid star is excited by Premier League switch with Arsenal interested

Thomas Partey is excited about the opportunity to play in the Premier League, with Arsenal and Manchester City interested, according to a source close to the player.
MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 20: Juan Francisco Torres alias Juanfran of Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring their third goal during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 match between Club Atletico de Madrid and CD Guijuelo at Vicente Calderon stadium on December 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Atletico star set to sign new deal after Arsenal make him transfer offer

Atletico Madrid right-back Juanfran is set to extend his contract with the club by an additional year, after turning down an offer from Arsenal.
Monaco's Portuguese forward Gelson Martins celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match Monaco vs Lyon on February 24, 2019 at the 'Louis II Stadium' in Monaco. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP / Getty Images)

Arsenal offered chance to sign 23-year-old winger impressing in France

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Atletico Madrid winger Gelson Martins, currently on loan with AS Monaco, a year after they reportedly failed to sign him the first time.
Roma sporting director Monchi smiles during a press conference at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium in Madrid on November 21, 2017 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group C football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and AS Roma. / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO

Arsenal confident Monchi will accept three-year deal to become new technical director

Arsenal have offered former AS Roma sporting director Monchi a three-year deal to join the club 'as soon as possible', according to reports in the English media.
MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 25: Gelson Martins of Club Atletico de Madrid turns from Alex Gallar of SD Huesca a during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and SD Huesca at Wanda Metropolitano on September 25, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Arsenal make offer to sign 23-year-old winger on loan: Exit expected

Arsenal and AS Monaco have already made offers to Atletico Madrid to sign Gelson Martins on loan, and 'everything points' to a January departure, according to reports in Portugal.
MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 25: Gelson Martins of Club Atletico de Madrid turns from Alex Gallar of SD Huesca a during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and SD Huesca at Wanda Metropolitano on September 25, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Di Marzio journalist: Atletico winger close to Arsenal and will make decision shortly

Gelson Martins is choosing between a move to Newcastle, Arsenal or AS Monaco, according to Di Marzio journalist Matteo Moretto.

Arsenal ‘keeping an eye’ on 25-year-old Ghana star wanted by PSG

Arsenal are reportedly monitoring Ghana’s Thomas Partey according to reports from the country.
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Emery identifies top class replacement for problem position: Contract expires in 2019

Arsenal are planning a January move for Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis, according to reports, with the Brazilian out of contract at the end of the season.
Arsenal v Paris Saint Germain - International Champions Cup 2018

Local media: Arsenal 'bigger draw' in Singapore than Atletico Madrid or PSG

Arsenal are a bigger draw for supporters in Singapore than Atletico Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain, and generated a lot of good will in the country, according to reports in local media.
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Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Singapore tour, Mesut Özil and the need for wingers

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew talks to himself (and you) about Atletico again, pulverising PSG, marauding midfielders, and wishing for wingers.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: Olivier Giroud of France and Steve Mandanda of France celebrate their World Cup victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final on March 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst / Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid meet with Chelsea about Olivier Giroud

Atletico Madrid are reportedly interested in bringing Olivier Giroud to Spain just six months after he left Arsenal.
Freiburg´s Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match of Borussia Dortmund vs SC Freiburg in Dortmund, western Germany, on September 23, 2016. / AFP / PATRIK STOLLARZ

Atletico Madrid look to steal defender from Arsenal

Atletico Madrid have entered the race to sign Caglar Soyuncu, hoping to steal him away from heavily-linked Arsenal, according to reports in Italy.
Gelson Martins

Another Arsenal target rejects Gunners transfer to move elsewhere: Deal practically closed

Gelson Martins has decided to join Atletico Madrid instead of Arsenal, with a deal to move to Spain all but confirmed, according to reports in the country.

Incoming Arsenal signing rejected 2 top European clubs for the Gunners

Bernd Leno turned down Napoli and Atletico Madrid to join Arsenal, according to reports in Germany, with the club expected to announce his signature imminently.