Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone appeared to question Joao Felix's work-rate this week but insisted his remarks were misconstrued.
Atletico Madrid's victory over Athletic Bilbao saw Diego Simeone usurp Luis Aragones for the most wins in charge of the LaLiga side.
Marcos Llorente and Luis Suarez were on target as Atletico Madrid saw off Athletic Bilbao 2-1 to extend their lead at the LaLiga summit.
Gianluigi Donnarumma is reportedly wanted by two of the Premier League's elite clubs.
Barcelona teenager Ilaix Moriba grabbed attention with his first LaLiga goal at the weekend and now Marca reports he has several suitors.
Diego Simeone was all set to celebrate a rare derby victory, before Atletico Madrid conceded a late leveller from Real's Karim Benzema.
Karim Benzema struck a late equaliser to rein in Atletico Madrid at the top of LaLiga and keep Real Madrid in a three-team title battle.
Atletico Madrid have seen their lead cut at the top of LaLiga, but Koke says they were always ready for the fight.
Luis Suarez scored but finished with frustration written across his face as Atletico Madrid were held by Real Madrid in a thrilling derby.
Atletico Madrid squandered their lead with two minutes to play in Sunday's Derbi, with Real Madrid frustrating their neighbours again.