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 Atletico Madrid’s assistant coach German ‘Mono’ Burgos  gives instructions to Kieran Trippier  during their team’s training session at the Angeles de San Rafael sports facilities in Segovia, Spain. Photograph: Juan Jo Martin/EPA

Oscar Ortega has a reputation for being a bit of a sadist. Nicknamed El Profe, the teacher, he is part man, part myth, mixing fear, fascination and fo(...)

Rodri in action earlier this year. He is understood to have informed Atlético that he would favour a transfer this summer. Photograph: David S Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

Manchester City are closing in on the signing of Rodri from Atlético Madrid after indicating that they are prepared to pay the Spain midfielder’s €70(...)

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweirel  blocks Ajax’s Frenkie de Jong’s shot  during their  Champions League semi-final second-leg win at   at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam. Photograph: Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Getty Images

Toby Alderweireld has been close to a Champions League title before. Close enough, in fact, that there was probably someone squirrelling away trying t(...)

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri and players during training in Turin, Italy, before their home game against Atletico Madrid. Photograph: Reuters/Massimo Pinca

Champions League last-16 second leg: Juventus (0) v Atletico Madrid (2) Kick off: 8pm, Tuesday. Venue: Allianz stadium. On TV:&nb(...)

Unai Emery: His kid-gloves handling of Neymar at PSG brought neither success nor respect. He won’t make the same mistake with Ozil at Arsenal. Photograph: Ian KIngton/Getty Images

In May this year, soon after leaving his role as coach of PSG, Unai Emery gave an interview to the journalist Marti Perarnau which touched on the them(...)

Mauricio Pochettino is one of the leading contenders to take over from José Mourinho at Manchester United. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Mauricio Pochettino Pochettino is highly regarded at Old Trafford after his superb work at Southampton and Tottenham. The former Espanyol and Paris S(...)

 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his team can repeat last year’s impressive Champions League run. Photograph: Getty Images

The Premier League will supply a quarter of the teams in the Champions League last-16 draw, which will take place at 11am on Monday. Teams from the sa(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is shown a yellow card at the end of the  match against  Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Photograph:  Getty Images

Spain’s biggest three clubs, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, find themselves in the bizarre situation of having made poor starts to the ca(...)

 Barcelona fans with their Catalan flags at Camp Nou. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

At the one end of the ground that is an end and not just a wall, a small gang of Rayo Vallecano fans in bright high-vis jackets and yellow hard hats s(...)

Atletico Madrid celebrate their Super Cup victory over Real in Estonia. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty

Real Madrid 2 Atlético Madrid 4 (AET) Real Madrid began life without Cristiano Ronaldo with an extra-time defeat to bitter rivals Atletico Madrid in (...)

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