THE FRENCH NO DESPEGA
In France they reveal Griezmann's discomfort at Barça
Published:11/02/2020 - 08:21h
Updated:11/02/2020 - 08:22h
Antoine Griezmann is not finishing meeting the expectations that FC Barcelona had placed on him. The French would not end up feeling comfortable either
Already from summer of 2018, Antoine Griezmann was the big wish of the directive of the FC Barcelona. In a first attempt by ficharle, the French gave 'pumpkins' to the club culé to renew by the Athletic of Madrid but, a year later, decided to reactivate the operation and turn into new Barcelona footballer after the payment of the 120 million euros of his clause of rescission by part of the Catalan club.
Of course, the expectations that there was in him by his level and what cost were very high to all the levels of the barcelonismo and, some months after his arrival, his performance is leaving quite a lot of doubts. The French does not finish to work in any of the positions in which it has tried him fit, although it is true that has left destellos of class and that it is the third maximum goleador of the team with 12 targets.
With Ernesto Valvede, began playing in a role of false '9' by the injuries and offered a very irregular performance, combining good performances with others of very discreet. Already with all the staff to the disposal of the Txingurri, Griezmann was confined to the position of left extreme, in which it offered a big defensive work but did not achieve to be decisive in attack.
After the arrival of Quique Setién to the FC Barcelona, the 'principito' has gone back to centre something more his position owing to the new absences by injury of Luis Suárez and of Ousmane Dembélé, but the French neither finish of despegar with the Cantabrian technician in the bench. His connection with Leo Messi does not finish to be all the fruitful that expected and his place is loomed by Ansu Fati.
According to the informations desveladas by France Football, Griezmann does not finish to feel comfortable with his paper in the FC Barcelona. In spite of that has contributed goals, his feelings are not the best neither for the barcelonismo neither for him same, that is conscious of the evident need of a mejoría in his performance.
To level of attitude, at all to reproach
It is true that the level that is offering Griezmann is underneath of what expects of a footballer that has showed his quality so much in the Athletic of Madrid as in the Selection of France. But neither it is necessary to overlook that it is leaving the skin to help to the team, deploying so much in attack as in defence. To the Frenchman no has forgotten him play to the football and expects that it go back to offer his best version to base of work.