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The Ultimate Valencia CF Secret

Atletico have normally been more about the group than any individual under Simeone, but they have a prospective superstar in Joao Felix. They paid €120 million to sign him from Benfica in 2019 immediately after losing Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona. Over the previous 3 years, he has shown glimpses of his talent, but he has lacked consistency. The Portugal international is pretty much unplayable when he is on kind, combining strong dribbling expertise with ambitions and assists and adding versatility across the attack. Athletic’s objective scoring concerns are well documented — Inaki Williams is a charismatic, lightning-rapid forward, but he’ll...