The Reds were beaten 1-0 in Spain courtesy of a last minute goal.
Allardyce was left thoroughly impressed by the way Atletico Madrid defended during their 1-0 win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Wilkins believes a striker could have secured Arsene Wenger's side the Premier League title.
The Turkish international is being linked with a return to his former club.
The former Bhoys midfielder announced on Thursday he would be quitting his job as Blackburn Rovers manager at the end of the season.
The winger had previously insisted he would never play for his country with Curcic in charge, after being left out of the games with Poland and Estonia.
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino implored Charlton fans to support the team earlier this season. They have since been relegated.
The 20-year-old accepted a violent conduct charge from the FA.
Villa could have Ciaran Clark back for the weekend's clash with Watford, but Kieran Richardson remains sidelined with a calf problem.
The German boss talks through his decision to select Roberto Firmino in attack rather than the England international.
A Bank of England policymaker has admitted he got it wrong when predicting a significant pickup in wages, prompting him to abandon his call for a rise in interest rates.
Britain's Royal Family is looking for a social media editor, or so-called head of digital engagement, who will find "new ways to maintain The Queen's presence in the public eye and on the world stage."