Antoine Griezmann, before a party of the FC Barcelona

THE FRENCHMAN DOES not HAVE DEFENCE

The most absurd argument to justify Griezmann's low level

Published:6/10/2020 - 20:06h

Updated:8/10/2020 - 14:10h

Antoine Griezmann exasperates to the barcelonismo by his grey performances whereas some try to justify why the French does not elevate the level

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In spite of the tie against the Seville, can not deny that the FC Barcelona of Ronald Koeman has offered in this start of season feelings much more positive that those that gave with Ernesto Valverde or Quique Setién to the control. With pleasant surprises in the performance of some players like Ansu Fati or Philippe Coutinho, the team has recovered defensive reliability and offensive joy.

Nevertheless, there is a piece that follows without fitting: the one of Antoine Griezmann. The French forward arrived in summer of 2019 pertinent of the Athletic of Madrid with the poster of star, but in his first season like culé did not achieve to satisfy the expectations that had woken up his arrival. Of face to his second course in the Camp Nou, expected that, with more shooting in the team, attained to be a player determinant.

Griezmann Does not finish to fit in the Barça

However, his start of course has been disappointing, with performances even more grey and discreet that the ones of the past season. Antoine Griezmann has begun like right extreme, but his contribution to the team is rather little: no desborda by band, has not given any assistance, has not marked any goal and, the worst of everything, any of his actions gives feeling of true danger.

To day of today, his presence generates a lot of doubts to the fans and more taking into account the competition of players like Ousmane Dembélé, Francisco Trincao, Pedri or even Konrad de la Fuente. In spite of this, there is the one who still defends him of the criticisms, as it is the case of his fellow and compatriot Olivier Giroud. The forward of Chelsea and of the French selection gave an argument something absurd to justify him.

Olivier Giroud considers that Leo Messi is the cause that Antoine Griezmann do not prosper. "It is clear that did not choose the easy way fichando by a so big club like the Barça. This is a progression in his career Somebody can deny it? I understand it perfectly. But of course, the adaptation is not easy, especially when you play at the side of an enormous player like Messi and play a bit in the same position that he", commented, although it did not take into account that it neither has surrendered when it has played more near of the area.

It thinks that Griezmann is the future of the FC Barcelona

Oliver Giroud advised to Antoine Griezmann have patience, in addition to considering to his compatriot the successor of Leo Messi. "It can carry more time of the usual, but am safe that it will attain it. I do not concern me by him, there is a lot of talent in this team. Only it is necessary to find the magic formula. It is a big challenge but he is able to face it. Also it is the future of this club because Messi will not be eternal", sentenced.

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