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Manchester United are so determined to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Benfica starlet Joao Felix that they will meet his €120m release clause, reports in Portugal claim.

Real Madrid tried to hijack Atletico Madrid move for Portugal star

Real Madrid tried to hijack Atletico Madrid signing for Portugal international Joao Felix, according to a report in Spain.
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.

Atletico win five-goal thriller with Valencia to delay Barca title celebrations

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.
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.

Thomas Lemar hopeful Antoine Griezmann stays at Atletico Madrid

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.
Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) challenges Espanyol’s Spanish defender Mario Hermoso during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on March 30, 2019. LLUIS GENE / AFP

Lionel Messi’s magic keeps Barcelona 10 points clear in Spain

Lionel Messi continued his remarkable run of form as his second-half double, including an impudent free-kick, helped Barcelona continue their march towards the La Liga title on Saturday with a 2-0 win over Espanyol.
Djibril Sidibe

Monaco’s Djibril Sidibe held Atletico Madrid talks

Atletico Madrid held talks with Djibril Sidibe over a transfer last year, the France and Monaco right-back has claimed.
Atletico Madrid’s Uruguayan defender Jose Gimenez (3L) and teammates acknowledge supporters at the end of the Spanish league football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Club Deportivo Leganes SAD at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on March 9, 2019. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP

Atletico Madrid beat Leganes with energy to spare for Juventus

Atletico Madrid had one eye on Juventus but did just enough to scrape past Leganes 1-0 on Saturday and keep their La Liga title hopes alive.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Atletico Madrid restore belief but Juventus not done yet

Cristiano Ronaldo taunted them with five twiddling fingers, one for each of his Champions League medals, but Atletico Madrid left believing they were closer to the next one.
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Levante - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 13, 2019 Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann scores their first goal from the penalty spot REUTERS-Sergio Perez

Antoine Griezmann the saviour for Atletico again

Antoine Griezmann came to the rescue again as Atletico Madrid kept the pressure on Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Sunday by edging past Levante.
Moses Simon

Moses Simon benched as Levante lose at Atletico Madrid

Moses Simon was an unused substitute for Levante who lost 1-0 away to Atletico Madrid in LaLiga clash at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid move into last 16 with win over hapless Monaco

Atletico Madrid clinched their place in the UEFA Champions League last 16 on Wednesday by beating AS Monaco 2-0 at home.
VAR Video Assistant Referee

Milinko Pantic: VAR is a great invention for the poor

Former Atletico Madrid midfielder Milinko Pantic believes VAR (Video Assistant Referee) is a great way to achieve “justice” in the game, and wishes it had been around for his most famous performance at Barcelona 21 years ago.
Anthony Martial

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns recall to France squad

Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.
Monaco's French coach Thierry Henry arrives to address a press conference on the eve of the UEFA Champions League first round football match between AS Monaco and Bruges in Monaco, on November 5, 2018. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Thierry Henry worried by Monaco winless run

Monaco coach Thierry Henry refused to look for excuses for his winless run at Monaco on Monday, insisting he and his players will dig deep against Brugge in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Thierry Henry is currently Belgium assistant manager

Thierry Henry in advanced talks with Monaco over head coach role

Since winning the French title in 2017, Monaco have raised almost half a billion pounds by selling players such as Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City), Tiemoue Bakayoko (Chelsea), Thomas Lemar (Atletico Madrid), and Fabinho (Liverpool).
Angel Correa celebrates after scoring the winner against Real Betis. RODRIGO JIMENEZ-EPA-EFE-REX-Shutterstock

Angel Correa strikes as Atletico Madrid hold off Real Betis late

Atletico Madrid defeated Real Betis 1-0 in a tight game on Sunday through a second-half strike from forward Angel Correa as coach Diego Simeone's substitutions paid off.
Manchester United - Paul Pogba - Didier Deschamps

Paul Pogba makes France’s Nations League squad

France coach Didier Deschamps has recalled Mamadou Sakho, Kurt Zouma and Lucas Digne to the national squad, while there is also a place for the uncapped Tanguy Ndombele.
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann gestures during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Club Brugge at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on October 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Diego Simeone: Antoine Griezmann is best in the world

Diego Simeone hailed Antoine Griezmann as the best player in the world after the Frenchman's double fired Atletico Madrid to victory over Club Brugge on Wednesday.
Real Madrid's French defender Raphael Varane (L) and Real Madrid's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois vie with Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Diego Costa (C) during the Spanish league football match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 29, 2018. CURTO DE LA TORRE / AFP

Thibaut Courtois the key as Madrid derby ends goalless

Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois came back to haunt Atletico Madrid as two crunch saves denied Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa on Saturday in a goalless draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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