The Argentinean wrote an open letter to Luis Aragonés, who he will overtake later today as the coach to have overseen the most games in Atlético history.
Xavi has been handed control of transfers as part of Barcelona's overhaul and Dani Alves' return is further evidence of his total power at Camp Nou.
Spain, Greece and Sweden are all in a position to top Group B and Luis Enrique has defensive issues to resolve before taking on both in November.
It was easier to define Spain before and during tiki-taka but Luis Enrique's side lack sufficient identity for the fan in the street to form an opinion.
Spain are in trouble of not making it past the group stage at Euro 2020, and Rafael van der Vaart is already sounding the death knell, writes Alfredo Relaño.
If he had the courage to do so and felt confident in his judgement, Velasco Carballo - the man responsible for LaLiga's VAR - would do well to organise an instructive session.
Atlético Madrid were left to rue the vagaries of VAR in the 1-0 defeat against Sevilla as Real Madrid and Barcelona look to capitalize in the title race.
Many will lament the interruption of Real Madrid and Barcelona's pursuit of Atlético, but seeing Pedri in action for Spain is an exciting alternative.
Atlético Madrid president Enrique Cerezo told AS yesterday that football owes Los Rojiblancos a European Cup. It’s hard to disagree...
For me, one of the abiding images of Sunday's Clásico is that of Casemiro beating the turf in reaction to Vinicius Júnior's goal...
Making my way back home one evening, I drive through the tunnel on Madrid's M-30 ring road, a construction which, while it was being built, led me to curse the city's then-mayor...
AS Editor Alfredo Relaño looks at what's still to play for in LaLiga, with European places up for grabs and relegation to be avoided.
The European Championship is back. It's crept up on us somewhat by surprise after Spain's wonderful start in the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament
A friend of mine calls Atlético a ‘binary code team' - all because of the results they get: 1-0, 0-0, 1-1, 0-1
Pedro Sánchez ha dedicado uno de sus primerísimos actos como presidente a visitar a la Selección, en su último día de trabajo en España
Lopetegui revealed his squad for the World Cup in Russia, and AS editor Alfredo Relaño sees little to argue about in what he sees as a formidable squad.
On Monday, the Spanish Football Federation began its latest 'express' coaching course for elite ex-players at its headquarters on the outskirts of Madrid.