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Atletico Madrid chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin said the LaLiga club need "players totally committed" and ensured those who have "abandoned" the team will be replaced by quality amid Antoine Griezmann's plans to leave.
Ernesto Valverde described Antoine Griezmann as "a great player" but was unable to confirm whether he would be joining Barcelona, despite Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain distancing themselves from the World Cup-winning forward.
Diego Simeone has said he is confident that Atletico Madrid will survive the loss of departing forward Antoine Griezmann.
Raheem Sterling warned Manchester City's Premier League rivals the defending champions are eyeing a third consecutive title in 2019-20.
Atlético Madrid have taken a no-nonsense stance on Antoine Griezmann.
The Blaugrana attempted to sign Griezmann last summer only for the striker to announce via ‘The Decision’ that he was staying in the Spanish capital for at least another season.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing.
Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac says he always voted for Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or when he was Croatia head coach.
Diego Simeone insists it is not a failure for Atletico Madrid to finish second in La Liga while competing with Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Atletico Madrid delayed Barcelona winning La Liga by a few days at least after Alvaro Morata and Antoine Griezmann each scored in a 3-2 victory over Valencia on Wednesday.
Kylian Mbappe is “the real star” at Paris Saint-Germain, says Jean-Pierre Papin, with Neymar operating in the 20-year-old’s shadow.
Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey has been adjudged Atletico Madrid’s Best Player for the Month of March.
Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain both squandered chances to retain their domestic titles on a weekend which saw a much-changed Barcelona take their eye off the ball in La Liga.
Antoine Griezmann was convinced Atletico Madrid were making progress but, 10 months on, he may wonder if he was right to stay after all.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again decried the loss of lives and property to banditry in Zamfara State.
A 54-year old man, Chidi Ezechi, lost his life while fourteen others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a ghastly road accident in Ogidi, Anambra State.
“Mourinho never smiled, which doesn't make any sense. He should have been happy - he was in a job that he'd always wanted, one of the most prestigious jobs in the world at one of the biggest clubs. He was acting like he was at Carlisle United, not Manchester United.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez hopes he can continue a successful streak by helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt during July.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Monday, lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup ”following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan.”
A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last general elections, from parading himself as National Chairman of the party.
Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
The Supreme Court in a split decision of six to one dismissed the suit filed by the Cross River State government challenging the suspension and trial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, for being incompetent.
Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.
Willie Obiano, Anambra State governor, met with President Muhammadu Buahri behind closed doors on Monday, where the governor lobbied him to have special consideration for South Easterners in the appointment of ambassadors and ministers.