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Fernando Torres linked to Japan after deleted J-League post

Embarrassed J-League officials issued an apology on Wednesday after announcing that Spanish World Cup winner Fernando Torres had completed a transfer to Japanese club Sagan Tosu.

Ian Rush: Mo Salah tops Cristiano Ronaldo this season

Liverpool great Ian Rush says Mohamed Salah has outshone Champions League final opponent Cristiano Ronaldo during an incredible record-breaking season.

Kelechi Nwakali pleased with performance for Nigeria B against Atletico

Kelechi Nwakali says he is pleased with his performance for Nigeria B in their friendly match against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.

Atletico Madrid beat Super Eagles B in five-goal thriller

UEFA Europa League winners Atletico Madrid shaded a five-goal thriller against Super Eagles B today in Uyo to win the GOTV Max Cup.

Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres depart Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in style

Two Spanish giants bid farewell to their boyhood clubs on Sunday as Andres Iniesta waved goodbye to Barcelona and Fernando Torres went out with a bang at Atletico Madrid.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona would welcome Antoine Griezmann if he made summer move

Barcelona's Lionel Messi welcomes the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who he called "one of the best players at the moment," joining him at the Camp Nou.

Fernando Torres scores twice on Atletico Madrid farewell in draw against Eibar

Torres announced he would leave Atletico back in April and it was the quite the occasion at the Wanda Metropolitano as he bid farewell.

Fernando Torres: Atletico Madrid Europa League win tops World Cup emotionally

Atletico Madrid veteran Fernando Torres said that the Europa League final victory with his boyhood club was more emotionally satisfying than winning the World Cup with Spain or the Champions League with Chelsea.

Antoine Griezmann scores brace as Atletico Madrid beat Marseille to win Europa League

Antoine Griezmann's double put Atletico Madrid on their way in a 3-0 win against Marseille in the Europa League final in Lyon, France, on Wednesday night.

Report: Chicago Fire to have Fernando Torres talks in Madrid

Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez is scheduled to hold talks with Torres' representatives on Tuesday, the sources said. Spanish radio Cadena Cope was the first to report that the Fire's reps had traveled to Madrid.

Las Palmas relegated as Real Betis hold Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid failed to break down Real Betis in a 0-0 draw on Sunday which further reduced their slim chances of catching FC Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Michael Owen: Mo Salah making Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres look average

Mohamed Salah’s remarkable exploits at Liverpool, which have delivered 41 goals, have him making club icons such as Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres “look average”, says Michael Owen.

Isco leads Real Madrid to Malaga win as Zidane rests Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were both rested and Real Madrid hardly broke sweat as they beat Malaga 2-1 on Sunday to climb to third in La Liga.

Jurgen Klopp: Mo Salah is here to stay

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool won't allow Mohamed Salah to become the latest star player to quit Anfield in search of silverware.

Fernando Torres to leave Atletico at end of season

Fernando Torres has confirmed this season will be his last playing for Atletico Madrid, the striker's boyhood club.

Liverpool’s Mo Salah sets sights on elite status

Mohamed Salah might not have won his duel with Cristiano Ronaldo during the international break, but the Liverpool winger is on the verge of being ranked alongside the Portugal superstar after his record-breaking season.

Atletico Madrid thrash Lokomotiv, ease into Europa League quarterfinal

Fernando Torres scored twice as Europa League favourites Atletico Madrid hammered Lokomotiv Moscow 5-1 in Russia to advance to the quarterfinal stage.

Carles Puyol: Eden Hazard is not in Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo class

Spanish and Barcelona legend Carles Puyol has stated that Chelsea star Eden Hazard is not yet at the level of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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