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Sources: Atletico to sign Trippier, Hermoso

Hector Herrera outlines why he chose Atletico Madrid and the achievements he hopes to accomplish with his new club.
Julien Laurens questions whether Joao Felix will be able to express himself at Atletico Madrid like he's done with Benfica.
ESPN FC's Steve Nicol likes Tanguy Ndombele for Tottenham but wonders what part of the midfield he will occupy with Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Moussa Sissoko all with clearly defined roles.

Atletico Madrid are set to complete the signings of Kieran Trippier and Mario Hermoso  after making a breakthrough in the negotiations with Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol respectively on Tuesday, sources have told ESPN FC.

Atletico are finalising the details of both deals which will be completed at around €25 million each and that will serve to complete Diego Simeone's defensive overhaul following the summer departures of key players Juanfran, Diego Godin, Lucas Hernandez and Filipe Luis.

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Espanyol apologises for racist slur by employee before match

An employee of Spanish club Espanyol was heard racially insulting a Girona supporter before Saturday's La Liga match between the teams, prompting the club's head of communications to apologise.

Spanish newspaper ABC said a group of supporters aimed derogatory chants at Espanyol's players as they got off the bus outside Girona's stadium and match delegate Jose Maria Calzon responded by insulting one of the fans.

A journalist reported the exchange on Twitter and Espanyol's communications chief Agustin...

Lionel Messi shirt swap death threats not Gerard Pique's fault - Barca director

Barcelona director Guillermo Amor says it's unacceptable to hold Gerard Pique responsible for the death threats received by Espanyol player Adria Pedrosa.

Pedrosa, 20, has been subjected to a barrage of abuse from his own supporters after asking to swap shirts with Barca forward Lionel Messi at the end of Saturday's Catalan derby at Camp Nou, which Espanyol lost 2-0.

La Sexta journalist Maria Martinez led the criticism against Pique, claiming he was to blame for the threats because of the player's...