Antoine Griezmann, during his presentation


The Federation opens file to Barcelona and Griezmann

Published:20/07/2019 - 14:02h

Updated:20/07/2019 - 14:02h

FC Barcelona paid the 120 million euros stipulated in the Antoine Griezmann clause, but Atlético de Madrid claimed more money

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At the beginning of this month of July, confirmed one of the big movements of the market of traspasos: Antoine Griezmann turned into new footballer of the FC Barcelona for the next five seasons after the club culé credited the clause of rescission that the French attacker had in his agreement with the Athletic of Madrid.

Said quantity was of 120 million euros but the Athletic of Madrid issued a communiqué in which it left clear that considered insufficient said quantity and in which it demands to the FC Barcelona 200 'kilos', the figure that Griezmann had stipulated in the clause before the day 1 July. According to Iusport, the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) will go in of full in the operation.

It will do it opening file to the FC Barcelona and to the own Antoine Griezmann with the aim of averiguar if there was infringement in the negotiations, in reference to presumptive irregularities for negotiating with a pertaining player to another club with agreement in force. Something that from the Camp Nou denies categorically.

The Athletic, that according to the mentioned half still has not presented complaint, considered "obvious that the commitment of the player and of the Football Club Barcelona closed before the quoted clause reduced of 200 to 120 million euros. Also it was previous to the date in which it produced the modification of the clause the communication that the player made on 14 May announcing his desvinculación of the club".

It is necessary to remember that the article 143 of the General Regulation of the RFEF dictates that "the club that wish to hire to a professional footballer, will have to communicate by writing his intention to the club in that that find ascribed before initiating the negotiations with the player". In this case, could have sanction for the culés if it shows , as in his day said Gil Marín, that there are contacts between the Catalan club and the player.

Griezmann, also under lupa

The own Griezmann also will be investigated of course break of the rule. The rules of the RFEF establish that "all professional footballer is free to subscribe agreement with another distinct club to the that belongs, if the agreement with this wins inside the term of six months; the one who do not respected said term will incur in disciplinary responsibility". This yes, the Athletic will have to present the proofs that officially communicated that had.

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