Atletico Madrid eased to a 2-0 victory over Lokomotiv Moscow in their first leg Europa League round of 16 tie at the Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday night.
Barcelona are favourites to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid, but first he hopes to down them at Camp Nou on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid have sold Yannick Carrasco and Nicolas Gaitan to Chinese Super League (CSL) side Dalian Yifang.
The draw for the last 16 of the Europa League was held on Friday, with Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund among the names in the hat.
Thibaut Courtois is set to hold talks with Chelsea over a new contract, but the goalkeeper hinted that he may seek a future move to La Liga as his ‘heart is in Madrid’.
Pep Guardiola has labelled Sergio Aguero a ‘legend’ and insisted he understands the striker’s reported frustrations with life at Manchester City.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez praised ‘elite players’ Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho as the duo continue to be linked to the La Liga giants.
Eden Hazard says Chelsea have nothing to fear after a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid put them on a possible collision course with Barcelona or Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16.
Chelsea laboured to a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid which has serious ramifications for their Champions League last-16 fixture.
Antonio Conte expects Antoine Griezmann to provide Chelsea a stern test when they face Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.