The deadline for clubs to submit their squad lists for the next stage of the Champions League and the Europa League. Atlético de Madrid have sent their squad list off to UEFA for their participation in the Europa League - compensation for finishing third in their Champions League group. Two players have been added to the initial list which was sent to Nyon in September - Diego Costa and Vitolo. And two players have been withdrawn from the Champions League: Luciano Vietto and Augusto Fernández. Nico Gaitán, who remains at the club after turning down offers from Mexico and England, figures in the 25-man 'A' list. Offers from China and Russia - Zenit to be precise, remain open to the Argentine, who is out of favour with Diego Simeone.
Reserve team players in the B list
Atlético also had to submit a B list to UEFA for their Europa League campaign. There was no changes to the original list sent in September which included reserve team players: Rafa Muñoz, Sergi and Olabe.
Augusto meanhwhile, was officially presented by Beijing Renhe today. The Argentine midfielder was welcomed to the club by Spanish coach Luis García.