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"Antoine Griezmann has face of angelito, but is a devil"

Published:20/05/2019 - 07:43h

Updated:20/05/2019 - 07:43h

Antoine Griezmann is one of the names that are sounding with strength like possible reinforcement of the FC Barcelona in summer. The French forward generates doubts by his personality but, to level of game, could be an important piece

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Antoine Griezmann keeps on being one of the futuribles of weight for the FC Barcelona. The French forward announced the past week that would not be still in the Athletic of Madrid the next season, something that, after the rumours of the last months after the elimination rojiblanca in the Champions League, understood like a step of the Frenchman to the Camp Nou.

One of the players that better know to the Frenchman, Xabi Prieto, ex captain of the Real Sociedad in which Griezmann played during years, analysed the virtues of his ex mate and evaluated his possible signing by the FC Barcelona. It did it in an interview for the newspaper Sport, in which it undid in praises to the French  forward.

"Griezmann Is a very intelligent player, that adapts to everything"

In the first place, it left clear that it can occupy the central zones but also the band, as it did in Anoeta. "In the left band, hit to the side. Afterwards, to measure that was accumulating minutes and saw door with ease, was enjoying of more freedom. It moved by where wanted to, but yes that it was more extreme of what is now", commented.

Besides, Xabi Prieto stood out the cunning of Griezmann and his capacity to adapt to any style of game. "He has some big conditions and could do what wanted. In the Athletic has touched him work more by the characteristics of the team, but is a very intelligent player, that adapts to everything", manifested.

On his personality, something that does to doubt to the barcelonismo of his signing, ensured that it is competitive and that has good character. "It is very cheerful, but also respectful. No lacking to anybody. It is good youngster, that contributes joy without injuring to anybody. Also it has a lot of character, does not like him for nothing lose. Has face of angelito, but is a devil", aimed.

A big 'trident' with Leo Messi and Luis Suárez

Xabi Prieto considers that Griezmann would understand to perfection with Luis Suárez and Leo Messi in the forward of the Barça. "Definitely, they are of this type of footballers that understand only with the look. Already it happened when they jointed with Neymar, that connected from a principle. They would not have any problem and would adapt perfectly", said.

Also it analysed the documentary 'The Decision', that issued Griezmann to announce that it refused to the FC Barcelona. "It did not do at all bad. I had not done it never, but it is necessary to understand that it is a boy that has grown with the social headquarters and with the new times. I do not see that have at all bad what did", sentenced.

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