Valverde's redundancy package cost 11 million euros - even though El Txingurri waived the final year. Setién is still owed 4 million and Koeman, 13M.
After recent indifferent form, Barça delivered a well below-par performance in Vallecas where they only managed one shot on target in the 90 minutes
Taking every games as it comes, Atleti continue to rack up the points and are now four ahead of Real Madrid, 7 ahead of Barça...
Alfredo Relaño reacts to Spain's 4-0 UEFA Nations League win over Ukraine on Sunday, which followed Thursday's creditable 1-1 draw in Germany.
AS columnist Alfredo Relaño says that Barcelona's main problem is dressing room clique formed by Messi, Suarez, Jordi Alba, Piqué and Busquets.