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Atletico Madrid midfielder Llorente: Facing Barcelona won't be title decider

Atletico Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente says they're ready to fight for the LaLiga title.

Llorente believes that the LaLiga Santander title will not be decided when Atletico Madrid face Barcelona at the Camp Nou in Matchday 35 on May 8.

The Atletico midfielder is aware that Los Rojiblancos are competing with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Sevilla for the title and prefers to stick to Diego Simeone's match-by-match philosophy.

"All the teams are very short-handed at this point," said Llorente.

"It's a difficult season for everyone, there are no excuses. We know that we have to go game by game and give our best.

"[The match at the Camp Nou] will be an important game, but not decisive.

"We are four teams with chances [to win LaLiga Santander] and there are many points at stake.

"We're all on the same page and we believe in what we're doing. Fighting for big goals is very nice and we are physically and mentally at our best."

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