...summer of turmoil at most clubs. Whilst Barcelona are trying to shed players and Real Madrid can't afford to recruit, Atletico are the only club to have splashed out heavily on a new recruit. Rodrigo de Paul arrives for €35million from Udinese to ... stand-out player was Marcos Llorente. Unfulfilled at Real Madrid as a squad player, he found a purpose and position across the capital as an energetic supporting striker. I'm surprised that the bookies don't make Atletico favourites to win La Liga in 2022.