Atlético Madrid deny any deal with Barca for Griezmann


Never starting with Atletico Madrid since the start of the season, Antoine Griezmann has been at the center of the conflict between Colchoneros and FC Barcelona over the amount of the Frenchman’s buy option, currently 40 million euros. . Atletico Madrid will try to reduce this amount to 25 million euros.

Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid

According to the statement, an agreement is about to be reached between the Spanish teams the teamBut the president of Atletico Madrid, Enrique Cerezo, denied this information and the rapprochement with Barcelona, ​​in an interview with Cope . lock : “We haven’t met Barcelona and we don’t have news of that meeting. (Antoine) The Griezmann problem is very clear. I think you all know it, and if you don’t, you can imagine it. Until all this is resolved, if there is something to be resolved, we are all in the same The situation. If it is for the sake of an agreement, then an agreement will be reached, but there is nothing yet. It is the same as at the end of the (last) season.”

Until an agreement is reached between the two parties, Antoine Griezmann will therefore continue not to start his team’s matches this season, as the €40m purchase option will be activated if the striker plays more than 30 minutes in 50% of Atlético Madrid’s matches. Over the entire term of the loan, ie over two seasons.

Interested in PSG for Griezmann?

According to him, the former Real Sociedad striker will be a little upset about this situation the team, and you can find a way out elsewhere. The Spanish press recently revealed that Paris Saint-Germain, who has a well-equipped attack this season with Neymar, Kylian Mbappe or Lionel Messi, will put Antoine Griezmann in sight. The 2018 world champion will come to the French capital to replace Lionel Messi, if the Argentine, under contract until 2023, comes from Paris Saint-Germain at the end of this season.

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