ATLETICO Madrid shocked Real Madrid and Barcelona last season to win the La Liga title.
And now it appears they are targeting some of the Premier League’s star players as they seek to retain their championship.
They are among the clubs to have made the transfer headlines today, along with the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
Atletico Madrid want to sign Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla, Chelsea’s Fernando Torres and Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez. (Daily Express)
Hernandez says “God only knows” which team he will be playing for next season. (The Guardian)
Sunderland have re-opened talks with Liverpool over the signing of striker Fabio Borini, manager Gus Poyet has confirmed. (Daily Express)
Arsenal could yet sign Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, with the Spanish club keen to sell this summer and Bayern Munich unwilling to buy him until next year. (Daily Mirror)
Tottenham are set to return with an improved bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. (The Times)
Southampton have been told by Sporting Lisbon they will have to pay £16m to land left-back Marcos Rojo. (Daily Express)
Man United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has agreed to join Napoli, who will have to pay £18m to sign him. (Daily Star)
Tottenham are set to sign Sporting Lisbon’s English defender Eric Dier for £4m. (Daily Telegraph)
Juventus have accepted a £47m bid from Man United for Arturo Vidal, and he is happy with the personal terms offered. (Caught Offside)
Meanwhile, Alan Pardew today said that Newcastle United are still on the look-out for a striker, and will “monitor” the situation of Queens Park Rangers star Loic Remy.