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According to 'AS', Betis are seriously considering paying Borja Iglesias' buyout clause to guarantee a top quality goalscorer.
The defender Mario Hermoso is closer and closer to joining Atletico Madrid. The Espanyol uploaded a video on social media when he was on the way to Madrid.
Atlético Madrid and Espanyol have reportedly agreed a deal for defender Mario Hermoso, which would end speculation linking him with a move to rivals Real Madrid.
Mario Hermoso is Atlético Madrid preferred choice to reinforce their defence. 'Los Colchoneros' are trying to cut a deal with Espanyol for the defender but, according to 'Goal', their city rivals Real Madrid are keen to hijack the move.
Mauricio Pochettino saw the ice-cream from a distance and went ballistic.
Mario Hermoso and Nikola Milenkovic are the two names highlighted in Atletico Madrid's agenda by Simeone. El Cholo wants to sign both defender to strengthen a back line which no longer has Diego Godin or Lucas Hernandez.
Atletico Madrid missed the chance to ensure they finish above Real Madrid for a second consecutive year on Saturday after slipping to a surprise 3-0 defeat by Espanyol.Â
Speaking in a pre-match press conference before his side's trip to Espanyol, Diego Simeone made it clear that Atlético will still fight to finish the season in 2nd place even though Barcelona have already won the league.
Adria Pedrosa made his debut in the derby and despite the rivalry, he decided to ask Leo Messi for his shirt at the end of the match. A gesture which Espanyol have taken exception to and they have made their displeasure known on social media.
Leo Messi brought the Catalan derby to life in the Camp Nou from a free-kick. The Argentine forward flicked an effort over the Espanyol wall and towards the top corner of the net, where the efforts of Victor Sanchez to clear the ball off the line met with little success.
A double by Lionel Messi in the last twenty minutes gave the home side the points against an Espanyol side who concentrated on defending.