The one-time academy player’s arrival has drawn mixed reviews and could have a knock-on effect on several players.
Antoine Griezmann could have a new partner at the point of attack. Diego Simeone is training a new 11 ahead of Atlético Madrid´s first match of 2019. Atlético will face Sevilla at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán on Sunday afternoon — and it looks like changes are afoot. Among the highlights — Juanfran will return to the lineup, replacing Santiago Arias … Continue reading Simeone readies new XI for Sevilla trip
In the midst of a particularly tough stretch that includes seven fixtures over 21 days, Atletico must quickly look forward to an important Champions League match at Borussia Dortmund.
As Gabi expressed, Atleti "will play this match with our head, heart and whatever else is necessary to win."
Bragging rights are on the line as Atleti travels south to Madrid community rivals Getafe.
After a crushing 2-1 defeat at Villareal and the last international break of the season, Atletico return to competition this Easter Sunday.
The Europa League remains the best chance for a trophy this season and Atlético travels to Russia in the knockout phase on Thursday.