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Eric Abidal explains why the Barcelona wanted to Griezmann

Published:14/07/2019 - 22:43h

Updated:14/07/2019 - 22:43h

Éric Abidal has been present in the presentation of Antoine Griezmann with the FC Barcelona and has analysed his signing. The Barcelona technical secretary has wanted to stand out the quality of his compatriot, as well as his polivalencia

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Finally, Antoine Griezmann was presented with the FC Barcelona, his new team, with which has signed for the next five seasons. It was this Sunday in the afternoon in an act in which it dressed of Barcelona for the first time in public, signed his agreement and gave his first press conference like culé.

In his appearance in front of the media also was Eric Abidal, technical secretary culé, that explained why the Barça went after Griezmann. "It is a complete player, with a lot of talent. It is a big advantage have him. It can play in a lot of positions: of nine, of false nine, by the bands... Has much more for doing in this house", aimed.

The ex footballer Frenchman insisted in the crowd of alternatives that will give to the team his compatriot. "It can play fast, but also contemporizar and save the balloon. It goes us well, definitely. We had it in the head. It was not very easy ficharlo, but have achieved it. Technically it is upper to the normal, very intelligent in the field. We wish him the best", said.

The true is that Griezmann will do that the forward of the FC Barcelona was much more complete and have more hit. The French is one of the footballers that carry the goal in the blood and, if in a team of containment like the Athletic of Madrid already tvo good figures, in a more offensive group like the culé can increase them.

The continuity of Coutinho

Abidal Also pronounced on Philippe Coutinho, one of the footballers that more rumours has woken up about his possible course. Although, by the words of the technical secretary of the Catalan club, can deduce that it has the Brazilian midfield player for the next season and that will not go .

The French elogió to the carioca. "All the players of the staff are important. We want to have to the best home and compete it everything. It is true that the agents during the markets presionan, but we, internally, know the level of Coutinho, what can contribute and the vision that the trainer and the club have of him", concluded.

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