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Atlético Madrid May Be Forced To Sell Top Talent Due To Stadium Financing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 20 / 17

La Liga side Atlético Madrid "could be forced into a fire-sale of the club's top talents due to the complex financing they have used to push through their controversial move to their new home for next season," according to Dermot Corrigan of the London INDEPENDENT. The club first talked about...

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