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Atlético should build its attack next season on the mercurial Ángel Correa

The Argentina forward is ready to step up in a team that needs him.

What will Axel Witsel offer Atlético next season?

The 33-year-old is solidifies a weak spot in Atleti’s midfield — if only temporarily.

If Atlético successfully sign Carlos Soler, Simeone’s plan for the Spain midfielder must be clear

The Spain midfielder has been heavily linked with Atlético in recent weeks, but can he bring what Diego Simeone’s squad needs?

8 young and returning players who will vie for minutes at Atlético Madrid next season

Lino, Serrano, and Roro Riquelme are among those looking to stand out in preseason.

Atlético can go fishing in France for a midfield refresh

Atlético will prioritise signing a midfielder, and there is some top-class young talent available in Ligue 1.

3 things: Clarity for de Paul as Simeone begins looking toward next season

Three points seal third spot.

3 things learned from Atlético-Sevilla: Hope for de Paul and Simeone staying for next season

Josema Giménez’s first-half header was cancelled out late on.

3 things learned after Atlético qualified for the Champions League by beating Elche

The 2-0 win sealed a top-four spot.

3 things we learned: Atlético claim derby despite missed chances

Both good and bad.

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Atlético, failing to learn from history, appear doomed to repeat Diego Costa saga with Antoine Griezmann

Atlético must return the Frenchman to Barcelona this summer or risk seriously compromising the squad for the next several seasons.

3 things learned: Atlético missing speed, commitment to the cause as top four hopes take another hit

Mario Hermoso will be doing his best to forget this one.

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Atlético Madrid believe in tough-talking Rodrigo De Paul, but his role is not allowing him to succeed

The Argentine can still be a success at Atlético as long as Simeone plays him in a role that brings out the best in him.

3 things we learned: Young players add something new for Atlético against Granada

Zero goals, and zero hope of goals.

3 things we learned: Atlético start slow but beat Espanyol at the death

The winner came in the 10th minute of stoppage time.

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Champions League elimination made me proud to be an Atlético Madrid fan

The Metropolitano had its best atmosphere yet.

3 things: Atlético nearly-perfect against City, but still KO’ed in UCL

A goalless draw was not enough.

4 keys to an Atlético Madrid win in rematch with Manchester City

More defensive resilience and a fiery playmaker’s return will be important factors in the second leg.

3 things we learned: Atlético’s energy, winning mentality go missing at Mallorca

Javier Aguirre’s side beat the Colchoneros in sunny Palma.

3 things we learned: Standout defending keeps Atlético alive against Manchester City

The Citizens have a one-goal advantage going into the second leg.

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Diego Simeone’s gameplan and the decisions that lay ahead against Manchester City

Simeone versus Pep is a battle of styles, and Atlético need to be perfect to progress in the Champions League.

3 keys to an Atlético Madrid victory at Manchester City

Here’s what Atleti need to do to get a result in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg.

Atlético Madrid’s turnaround may be rougher on the eye, but there’s no arguing with the results

Diego Simeone’s side seem to have turned a corner. How real is their new-found form?

Three things we learned: Koke goal secures tense win for Atlético over Rayo

Captain Koke scored the winner just after halftime.

3 things we learned from Atlético’s historic win over Manchester United

It put Atleti through to the Champions League quarter-finals.

Once more unto the breach: Cholo Simeone prepares for another European showdown

Will Tuesday’s visit to Old Trafford be the Champions League swan song for Atlético’s greatest manager?

Three things learned: Midfield, refereeing concerns in the spotlight after Atlético top Cádiz

Injuries and refereeing decisions nearly swung the outcome in the other direction.

Anatomy of a goal: Llorente and João Félix link up in Atlético’s win at Betis

The Portuguese dropped a signature display at the Villamarín.

Three things we learned: Deep forward corps shines as Atlético top Betis

The victory secured a spot in the top four.

Hard work pays off as Simeone, Atlético reap reward of unlocking Renan Lodi

Diego Simeone tweaked his system and has discovered a new version of Lodi.

3 things we learned: Lodi, Kondogbia exhibitions lead Atlético to satisfying win over Celta

Renan Lodi notched a brace in Saturday’s victory.

Despite not getting results, Diego Simeone has drawn up a new blueprint for Atlético

Atlético Madrid put in their best performance of the season against Manchester United in the Champions League.

3 things we learned: Atlético dominate but draw with Manchester United

Atlético are left to rue what could have been.