Diego Simeone

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Saúl Ñíguez celebrates his header against Leicester City. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

At the end of every match and every training session for two years Saúl Ñíguez left the pitch, headed to the toilet and pissed blood. Every day it hur(...)

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane:  “Atlético never give in, they keep fighting and they know what their strengths are.” Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Champions League Semi-final, first leg Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid Santiago Bernabeu, Tuesday, 7.45pm, TV3, BT Sport 2 Zinedine Zidane does not(...)

Doctors must be aware of the Leicester City scenario: Leicester City won the English Premier League in 2016. They were a 5,000 to 1 shot, so the unexpected really can happen. Photo: Tim Keeton/EPA

And, breathe again. For Leicester City the dream did not so much die at the King Power Stadium as bleed away, at first quietly before expiring in a de(...)

 Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy brings the ball back to the halfway spot after scoring. Photograph: Reuters

Leicester City 1 Atletico Madrid 1 (Atletico win 2-1 on aggregate) For Leicester City, it was the end of the adventure. It has been an epic run, they(...)

Atletico celebrate their La Liga triumph at Camp Nou in 2014. Below, Leicester lift last season’s Premier League trophy. Photographs: Getty Images

One by one they got up, the pile of bodies peeling away a player at a time until there were only two remaining and the Atletico Madrid captain, Gabi F(...)

Christian Fuchs of Leicester City faces the cameras during a press conference at The King Power Stadium. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

To put into perspective the size of the task Leicester City face: Atlético Madrid have eliminated Bayern Munich, Barcelona (twice), Che(...)

Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann scores from the penalty spot against Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during the Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Photograph:  Sergio Perez/Reuters/Livepic

Atletico Madrid 1 Leicester City 0 For Leicester City, it was a long, gruelling night but they did at least emerge with a glimmer of hope and maybe e(...)

Arsenal fans hold up anti-Arsene Wenger signs after the defeat against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Getty Images

On Arsène Wenger, everything is divided, even the news. Just as Bild was reporting there has been contact between representatives of Arsenal and the B(...)

Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone celebrates a goal in their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. Photo: TF-Images/Getty Images

When they start feeling sorry for you: that’s when you really need to worry. Towards the end of Arséne Wenger’s press conference after Arsenal had bee(...)

Atletico Madrid’ s striker Fernando Torres gets medical assistance during their draw with Deportivo La Coruna. Photo: EPA

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has been discharged from hospital after suffering a head injury during Thursday’s draw at Deportivo La Coruna,(...)

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