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Football: Griezmann exit leaves Atletico lost just as rivals get set to strengthen

APRNEWS - Antoine Griezmann's decision to leave Atletico Madrid has plunged the club into chaos and fired the starting gun for a summer scramble among Europe's elite.

Top scorer in each of his five seasons, Griezmann was the stardust of Atleti, offering spontaneity and craft in a team renowned for discipline and grit.

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Yaya Toure refutes resignation reports: 'I'm available for few more years'

APRNEWS - Ex-Ivory Coast skipper Yaya Toure has refuted recent media reports that he had retired from the game.

In two tweets posted on Sunday on his Twitter handle, the former Barcelona and Manchester City player said he was available to play for a few more years despite preparing himself for some coaching courses.

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Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push – Valverde

APRNEWS - Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said his players are not feeling the pressure as they close in on a fourth Liga title in five years.

Barca will lift the trophy if they beat Alaves on Tuesday night and Levante on Saturday, although they could wrap up the title on Wednesday if Atletico Madrid lose at home to Valencia.

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Services at Madrid, Barcelona train stations disrupted by security alerts

REUTERS - Two trains lines were temporarily shut down at Barcelona’s main station on Wednesday after a security scanner detected a possible explosive device inside a suitcase, but police later declared there was no danger.

Madrid’s Atocha train station was also evacuated on Wednesday on police orders, Spanish train company Renfe said, but that incident turned out to be a false alarm.

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