Spanish Paper Talk: ‘Now Atleti, Now!’ As Diego Simeone Knows The Way

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Simeone has the formula to beat Mourinho, Calderon to push their team to Lisbon.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as the build-up to Atletico Madrid’s clash with Chelsea in the Champions League continues.

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– ‘Again, Cholo’.

– Diego Simeone knows the way. He beat Jose Mourinho in the Copa and Chelsea in the Super Copa.

– Calderon will be full and will be pushing their team to Lisbon.

– Simone: “They can have better players, but not more passion”. Mou refuses to speak in Spanish: “Nobody gets here without a great squad”.

– Bayern training in secret. Pep Guardiola demands his side to not leave Xabi and Cristiano free.

– Pedro yes, Cesc no. Barca’s directors take note of the Camp Nou verdict.


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– Now Atleti, Now!

– Thibaut Courtois: “I feel relieved that I will be able to play”.

– From translator, to being translated to. Mourinho refuses to respond in Spanish.

– Bayern arrive with five thousand fans.

– Gareth Bale has a fever but Carlo Ancelotti is still counting on him and will hope to have his two big stars ready to lead them to the final.

– Howard Webb will referee Madrid-Bayern.


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– Aymeric Laporte convinces.

– Barca’s directors are convinced by the Athletic defender after his display at Camp Nou.

– They like his age, his height but the price (36 million) is the downside.

– David Luiz back on Barca’s radar.

– Lionel Messi threatens Ronaldo; he is only two goals behind the Portuguese.

– Cesc, the focus of the Camp Nou jeers.

– Atleti’s date with history.

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