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Little Tease: Atletico Madrid Star Antoine Griezmann Rates Chances Of Him Joining Man Utd This Summer As ‘6 Out Of 10’ (Video)

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As speculation continues to percolate, Antoine Griezmann, the ravishing little flirt that he is, has rated his chances of joining Manchester United this summer as "six out of 10".

The French forward has been heavily linked to a headline £80million+ move to Old Trafford, though in the past has remained fairly schtum about the whole thing.

Around The Grounds: With Atletico Madrid Due To Vacate After 50 Years, We Bid Farewell To The Vicente Calderon (Photos)

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The grand old Estadio Vicente Calderón by night, circa 1996

Pies are dusting off our 'Around the Grounds' series in order to bid a fond farewell to the Vicente Calderon stadium, home to Atletico Madrid for the past 50 years.

With the concrete crumbling, the roof shot through with holes and the dog-ears beginning to become fairly serious safety concerns, Atletico will be leaving their famous old abode at the end of the current season and moving to a shiny new bowl built on the site of the old ‘La Peineta' athletics ground just across town.

Atletico Madrid: Diego Godin Handed Three-Match Ban For Telling Fourth Official ‘You Are Very Bad’

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Diego Godin has had his season ended prematurely after being handed a three-match suspension from on high.

According to Telecinco, Godin was banned for the heinous crime of yelling "Sois muy malos" ("You are very bad") at thefourth official during Atletico's last league outing against Eibar.

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Griezmann says six out of 10 chances of United move

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Paris (AFP) – French international striker Antoine Griezmann said Monday he had a six out of 10 chance of moving to Manchester United from Atletico Madrid.

After saying a transfer to the English Premier League was “possible”, 26-year-old Griezmann was asked to rate the possibility out of 10.

Griezmann says six out of 10 chances of United move

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Paris (AFP) – French international striker Antoine Griezmann said Monday he had a six out of 10 chance of moving to Manchester United from Atletico Madrid.

After saying a transfer to the English Premier League was “possible”, 26-year-old Griezmann was asked to rate the possibility out of 10.

Five games that won Real Madrid La Liga

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid’s five-year wait to win La Liga came to an end on Sunday as they edged out rivals Barcelona by beating Malaga 2-0.

Here, AFP Sports looks at five key fixtures that tilted the title race in the European champions’ favour.

Atletico Madrid 0 Real Madrid 3, November 19

Zinedine Zidane’s men travelled across the Spanish capital top of the table, but still much-criticised for their performances early in the season and missing a host of key players through injury.

Five games that won Real Madrid La Liga

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid’s five-year wait to win La Liga came to an end on Sunday as they edged out rivals Barcelona by beating Malaga 2-0.

Here, AFP Sports looks at five key fixtures that tilted the title race in the European champions’ favour.

Atletico Madrid 0 Real Madrid 3, November 19

Zinedine Zidane’s men travelled across the Spanish capital top of the table, but still much-criticised for their performances early in the season and missing a host of key players through injury.

Simeone staying put at Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone stressed on Sunday he will remain as Atletico Madrid coach next season after the Spanish giants waved goodbye to their Vicente Calderon stadium with a 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.

Simeone has transformed Atletico’s fortunes over the past five-and-a-half years and promised to stay to see the club move into their new 67,000 Wanda Metropolitano home next season.

Simeone staying put at Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone stressed on Sunday he will remain as Atletico Madrid coach next season after the Spanish giants waved goodbye to their Vicente Calderon stadium with a 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.

Simeone has transformed Atletico’s fortunes over the past five-and-a-half years and promised to stay to see the club move into their new 67,000 Wanda Metropolitano home next season.

Torres gives Atletico dream Calderon farewell

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Madrid (AFP) – Fernando Torres was the fitting match winner as Atletico Madrid waved goodbye to their Vicente Calderon stadium by beating Athletic Bilbao 3-1 on Sunday.

Atletico were playing their final competitive match at their home for the past 50 years before moving to the new 67,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano stadium on the other side of Madrid next season.

Torres gives Atletico dream Calderon farewell

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Madrid (AFP) – Fernando Torres was the fitting match winner as Atletico Madrid waved goodbye to their Vicente Calderon stadium by beating Athletic Bilbao 3-1 on Sunday.

Atletico were playing their final competitive match at their home for the past 50 years before moving to the new 67,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano stadium on the other side of Madrid next season.

Lacazette can join ‘club of his heart’, say Lyon

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Lyon (AFP) – Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas said Tuesday he would allow star striker Alexandre Lacazette to leave and join “the club of his heart”, but to that club and no other.

The France striker is thought to be in advanced talks with Atletico Madrid, although the Spanish club are awaiting a Court of Arbitration (CAS) ruling to lift a transfer ban on them.

Falcao, Coentrao in Spanish tax evasion lawsuits

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish prosecutors said Tuesday they had filed lawsuits against Colombian striker Radamel Falcao and Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao for allegedly hiding millions of euros in income from the tax office.

AS Monaco’s Falcao is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.

Falcao, Coentrao in Spanish tax evasion lawsuits

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish prosecutors said Tuesday they had filed lawsuits against Colombian striker Radamel Falcao and Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao for allegedly hiding millions of euros in income from the tax office.

AS Monaco’s Falcao is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.

Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown

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Madrid (AFP) – The fight for the La Liga title will go down to the last day of the season after convincing wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday left them locked together on 87 points at the top of the table.

Madrid remain in the driving seat after the European champions saw off Sevilla 4-1 as they have two games remaining to Barca’s one.

Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown

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Madrid (AFP) – The fight for the La Liga title will go down to the last day of the season after convincing wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday left them locked together on 87 points at the top of the table.

Madrid remain in the driving seat after the European champions saw off Sevilla 4-1 as they have two games remaining to Barca’s one.

Real Madrid, Barcelona set up final day title showdown

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Madrid (AFP) – The fight for the La Liga title will go down to the last day of the season after Real Madrid and Barcelona beat Sevilla and Las Palmas respectively on Sunday to remain locked together on 87 points.

Madrid remain in the driving seat after the European champions saw off Sevilla 4-1 as they have two games remaining to Barca’s one.

Real Madrid, Barcelona set up final day title showdown

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Madrid (AFP) – The fight for the La Liga title will go down to the last day of the season after Real Madrid and Barcelona beat Sevilla and Las Palmas respectively on Sunday to remain locked together on 87 points.

Madrid remain in the driving seat after the European champions saw off Sevilla 4-1 as they have two games remaining to Barca’s one.

Atletico Madrid: what next after Champions League exit?

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Madrid (AFP) – Despite a brave performance and a 2-1 second leg victory, Atletico Madrid’s attempt to overturn a 3-0 first leg deficit from their Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid fell short.

It is the fourth straight season Atletico have been knocked out of the competition by their local rivals.

Real Madrid through to Champions League final

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid secured their place in the Champions League final on Wednesday despite losing 2-1 away to Atletico Madrid in their semi-final second leg.

Real’s 3-0 win in the first leg proved too much for Atletico to overcome as the reigning European champions progressed 4-2 on aggregate.

Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon seeks to get gloves on elusive prize

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Cardiff beckons for Gianluigi Buffon and an elusive Champions League winners’ medal is not the only prestigious prize within the gangly reach of one of the great goalkeepers.

At 39, Buffon feared his chance to win club football’s biggest competition might have gone after featuring in losing Juve teams in the 2003 and 2015 finals.

‘We’re not from Beverly Hills’ – Ramos warns Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists the European champions will not be cowered by an intimidating atmosphere as they visit Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon for the final time on Wednesday.

Los Blancos are looking to seal their place in the Champions League final once more and enjoy a commanding 3-0 first leg lead.

‘We’re not from Beverly Hills’ – Ramos warns Atletico

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists the European champions will not be cowered by an intimidating atmosphere as they visit Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon for the final time on Wednesday.

Los Blancos are looking to seal their place in the Champions League final once more and enjoy a commanding 3-0 first leg lead.

Real reserves thrash Granada, Barca’s ‘MSN’ hit 100 mark

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Madrid (AFP) – Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez scored twice as a much-changed Real Madrid moved to within three victories of winning La Liga with a 4-0 demolition of Tony Adams’s already-relegated Granada.

Earlier, Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were all on target to take their combined tally for the season to 102 as Barcelona kept pace at the top with a 4-1 win over Villarreal.

‘MSN’ hit 100 mark as Barca pile pressure on Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were all on target as Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-1 to heap the pressure on Real Madrid, who travel to Granada later on Saturday.

Victory moved Barca three points clear of Madrid at the top of La Liga, but Real have four games left to the Catalans’ two.

‘MSN’ hit 100 mark as Barca pile pressure on Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were all on target as Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-1 to heap the pressure on Real Madrid, who travel to Granada later on Saturday.

Victory moved Barca three points clear of Madrid at the top of La Liga, but Real have four games left to the Catalans’ two.

Saul fires Atletico to top-four finish

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid secured Champions League football for a fifth straight season as Saul Niguez’s solitary strike earned a 1-0 home win over Eibar on Saturday.

Diego Simeone’s men still harbour outside hopes of returning to the Champions League final for the third time in four years as they host local rivals Real Madrid for the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday trailing 3-0 from the first leg.

Saul fires Atletico to top-four finish

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid secured Champions League football for a fifth straight season as Saul Niguez’s solitary strike earned a 1-0 home win over Eibar on Saturday.

Diego Simeone’s men still harbour outside hopes of returning to the Champions League final for the third time in four years as they host local rivals Real Madrid for the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday trailing 3-0 from the first leg.

Ronaldo rested again for Granada trip

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Madrid (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo was again left out of the Real Madrid squad for Saturday’s La Liga trip to relegated Granada following his Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid in midweek.

The Portuguese striker, 32, has been rested for four of Real’s last five away league games to ensure he is in prime condition for their assault on becoming the first side to retain the Champions League.

Ronaldo says hard work the secret to his record feats

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Madrid (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo is human after all, or so he claims, despite sealing another “special” Champions League night with a hat-trick to put Real Madrid on the verge of the final once more.

Ronaldo’s treble sealed a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead over Atletico Madrid and extended his advantage as the top scorer of all-time between the two sides with 21 in Madrid derbies.

Ronaldo says hard work the secret to his record feats

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Madrid (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo is human after all, or so he claims, despite sealing another “special” Champions League night with a hat-trick to put Real Madrid on the verge of the final once more.

Ronaldo’s treble sealed a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead over Atletico Madrid and extended his advantage as the top scorer of all-time between the two sides with 21 in Madrid derbies.

Arsenal

Monday Kickoff: Sanchez, Arsenal, Aubameyang and more

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The fallout begins following Arsenal's fifth-place finish while several big-name stars hinted at their club futures.

Arturo Vidal says he has urged Alexis Sanchez to join him at Bayern Munich. (REPORT)

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke reiterated that his shares of the club are not for sale.

Lyon president offers glimmer of light in Arsenal’s pursuit of Lacazette

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Real Madrid

UCL Wednesday Rewind: Real Madrid closes the door on Atletico, return to final

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Defending UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid booked their spot back inthe final with a 2-1 losson Wednesday to claim a 4-2 aggregate victoryover rivals Atletico Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane's side used a first-half goal from Isco to pull away from their city rivals at the Vicente Calderon.

Champions League: Crucial Isco Goal Sees Real Madrid Stride Into Final At Atletico’s Expense Despite Second-Leg Defeat (Photos & Video)

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A single goal from Isco was enough to put Real Madrid beyond the reach of Atletico and, ultimately, into yet another Champions League final.

Atleti made a typically aggressive start and duly ignited hopes of a comeback as early as the 12th minute, when Saul Niguez connected with a corner to send the home side 1-0 up on the night.

UCL Preview: Atletico look for comeback against Real Madrid, Monaco travels to Juventus

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Following an exciting weekend in Europe's domestic action, four sides resume their fight this week for a place in the UEFA Champions League final.

In the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu, Cristiano Ronaldo propelled defending champions, Real Madrid to a first leg win over Atletico Madrid.

4-3-3 v Atletico: Zidane without these 3 Real Madrid stars for vital derby clash; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Champions League fixture.

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
10th May, 19:45 pm BST
Vicente Calderon, Madrid
Live Stream: Watch Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid live on BT Sport 2

Atletico Madrid Team News & Preview

Atletico Madrid host Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals this week and the home side will need a miraculous performance to get into the finals.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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La Liga is the place to watch this weekend as Spain's final UEFA Champions League participant will be determined.

Sevillacan secure the fourth and final UEFA Champions League place with a win and a loss or tie by Villarreal. Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid have already clinched their places, while Sevilla is looking to make itsthird straight appearance in the competition.

Real Madrid 3-0 Atletico Madrid: 5 Champions League semi final 1st leg talking points

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The Rest

Friday Kickoff: Wenger, Oblak, Terry and more

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Controversy continues to surround Arsene Wenger, and the Arsenal manager is planning on making an announcement in due time.

Arsene Wenger says an announcement about his future will come after the FA Cup final. (REPORT)

Manchester United is reportedly eyeing Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak as a potential David de Gea replacement.