Antoine Griezmann in a warming with the Barça

THE DIFFERENCE OF COSTS would BE THE KEY

The Barça and the reason not to concretise the barter Griezmann-Saúl

Published:24/07/2021 - 14:29h

Updated:24/07/2021 - 14:29h

The Barcelona and the Athletic were very near to carry an exchange of players between Antoine Griezmann and Saúl Ñíguez. Nevertheless, when the Barcelona demanded a difference of money by the French, the colchoneros did not show had

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Although in a principle all seemed to indicate that the barter of Antoine Griezmann by Saúl Ñíguez would concretise of successful way, the operation finished for arriving to a deadlock and from the FC Barcelona there would be reservations so that the French go again to the Athletic of Madrid.

Although both teams go through aprietos economic and the exchange of players luce like one of the best alternative in the market of signings, would not see of the all possible the transaction. The Barça even asked a bit more in the negotiations and the Athletic denied for then.

The Barcelona entity expected to obtain also something of money in addition to the index card of Saúl, taking into account the difference in the cost of his index card in relation to the one of the French. In fact, the midfield player perceives a very inferior wage to the 40 million euros that earns Griezmann by season.

The Athletic, little flexible in the operation

In his moment, arrived to comment that the culés would have asked after Joao Félix, the one who has not had the performance expected with the colchoneros after his arrival from the Benfica, but such information did not go more than mere speculation, something that caused annoyances for Antoine Griezmann.

From the capital did not want to go down of the initial offer, but Mateu Alemany was not had to yield. For the Barça is convenient to receive to a midfield player that already Koeman has demanded insistentemente, but the brecha of costs between one and another would prevent the agreement.

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