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Official: Atletico Madrid squad list against Cadiz

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Atletico Madrid have revealed the players that will host Cadiz at the Wanda Metropolitano in gameweek 28 of La Liga. The squad features 20 players, including four academy players in the form of Sergio Camus, Javier Serrano, Pablo Barrios, and Diego Simeone’s own son Guiliano Simeone.

Stefan Savic served his suspension against Real Betis, and has made the cut for the squad this time out. He is among the three centre backs on the list for the game, apart from Jose Gimenez and Felipe.

Thomas Lemar picked up a knock on his thigh and will miss the game, while Sime Vrsaljko picked up an injury early in the Real Betis clash and has to sit this one out. Angel Correa had to be substituted as well, but gets the green light for tonight.

Speaking of which, Koke also returns after missing the last three games.

Geoffrey Kondogbia, Mario Hermoso, Matheus Cunha, and Daniel Wass will not be featuring in this game owing to injury.

Full list:

Goalkeepers: Oblak, Lecomte
Defenders: Gimenez, Lodi, Savic, Felipe, Reinildo, Camus
Midfielders: de Paul, Koke, Llorente, Herrera, Serrano, Barrios
Forwards: Carrasco, Felix, Griezmann, Suarez, Correa, Simeone

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Atletico Madrid will try to sign Arsenal, Liverpool target for free in the summer

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Atletico Madrid saw a lot of movement during the January transfer window as they saw several players leave, while also bringing in a couple of new faces in.

But one player who they tried to sign and could not is Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram.

Indeed, according to AS, was on the top of director Andrea Berta’s list for the winter window as he is in the final six months of his contract. But, Gladbach asked for a fee of around €10-12 million to offload him, which prompted Atletico Madrid to move for Depay instead.

But the report states that Thuram continues to be on the agenda at the Civitas Metropolitano and Berta will try to sign him again in the summer transfer window.

However, there will be intense competition for the 25-year-old’s services given that he will be available for a free transfer at the end of the season.

Juventus and Inter Milan have shown an interest in Thuram, but there are a lot of clubs in England wishing to sign him up.

Indeed, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are all said to be gunning for the French forward’s signing while more clubs could join the list of his suitors as days progress.

So, it will be important for Atletico Madrid to achieve a top-four finish in La Liga and qualify for the UEFA Champions League for next season if they wish to attract a player of Thuram’s capability and calibre.

The 25-year-old has netted 13 goals and set up four more in 19 matches across all competitions. His ability to play anywhere across the frontline makes him an attractive prospect for interested parties such as Atletico.

But given the intense competition, Diego Simeone & co. will need to act swiftly if they wish to sign Thuram.

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