The bomb that soltó Cerezo on the return of Griezmann to the Athletic
Published:19/07/2021 - 17:42h
Updated:19/07/2021 - 17:45h
Enrique Cerezo does not close the doors to the return of Antoine Griezmann in spite of the complexity of the negotiations with the FC Barcelona
Enrique Cerezo, president of the Athletic of Madrid, always has kept the open doors to a possible return of Antoine Griezmann to the club colchonero. The mandamás of the picture rojiblanco is conscious of the level that showed the French forward during his five seasons in the entity before changing of airs and put course to the FC Barcelona.
And now, when the negotiations of the return of Griezmann to the Athletic are opened, Cerezo has gone back to leave proof that, by his part, would be welcome. Madrilenian and Catalans carry days negotiating a barter that would finish with the leading Frenchman in the club rojiblanco and with Saúl Ñíguez in the Barcelona. In spite of the complexity of the operation, Cerezo does not give by lost the possibility that it carry out.
"In the world of the football all can happen", explained the president of the Athletic during the presentation of the VIII edition of the Prizes Platinum. In spite of that seems that the operation of exchange has braked in the last days, the entity colchonera follows treating to find a reinforcement in attack and Saúl is his baza after having showed his interest for going out.
The needs of the Barça
At present, the Barça needs to give exit to footballers of his staff to be able to inscribe to Lionel Messi again after the ending of his agreement with the Barcelona club. And it gives the circumstance that Griezmann has one of the highest wages of the plantel. The Catalan entity besides has incorporated to Sergio Agüero and to Memphis Depay in the front of attack, what subtracts him opportunity of game to the French.
Ronald Koeman has expressed his wish to reinforce the midfield of the Barcelona team of face to the next season. This place would occupy it Wijnaldum, but the Dutch finish signing by Paris Saint-Germain. Therefore, the arrival of Ñíguez to Barcelona beside the exit of Griezmann, would be ideal for both parts. Although, vastamente complicated.