Cerezo, athletic president, will resort by Griezmann


The Athletic demands 200 millions to the Barcelona by Griezmann

Published:12/07/2019 - 16:43h

Updated:12/07/2019 - 17:03h

The FC Barcelona has announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann after depositing the 120 million euros of his clause of rescission. Nevertheless, the Athletic of Madrid considers insufficient said quantity and asks 80 more

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What was a secret to voices, has finish confirming this same Friday: Antoine Griezmann has turned into new footballer of the FC Barcelona for the next five seasons after the club culé have credited the clause of rescission that the French attacker had in his agreement with the Athletic of Madrid.

Said quantity is of 120 million euros but the Athletic of Madrid has issued a communiqué in which it leaves clear that considers 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. In fact, the colchoneros announce measured to report said situation.

The communiqué began confirming the payment of the clause that Griezmann has from July. "Antoine Griezmann, represented by his lawyer, has appeared in the headquarters of the League of Professional Football to terminate unilaterally the agreement that links to the player with the Athletic of Madrid, having deposited the Football Club Barcelona in name and by account of the footballer the quantity of 120 million euros", prayed the note.

But the Athletic of Madrid demands the one who had before 1 July, that was 80 higher millions, of 200. "The Athletic of Madrid considers that the quantity deposited is insufficient to face up to his clause of rescission, since it is 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", followed.

Finally, the club colchonero announced measured to solve the situation in his favour. "The Athletic of Madrid thinks that the extinction of the agreement produced before the ending of the past season by facts, acts and demonstrations made by the player and thus it has initiated already the procedures that has considered timely for the defence of his rights and legitimate interests".

The past season, Griezmann cost 100 millions

Antoine Griezmann will arrive to the FC Barcelona by 120 million euros, a figure that can consider adapted to the quality of the player but upper to which had paid a year backwards. The past summer, the clause of the player was of 100 'kilos', but in this moment the French decided to renew by the group colchonero.

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