IN THE FACE OF RUMORS OF A POSSIBLE RETURN
No worries at Barça: Griezmann's future is decided
Published:13/05/2022 - 19:56h
Updated:13/05/2022 - 19:56h
In the FC Barcelona there are no doubts on the future of Antoine Griezmann. He will complete the second year of his loan at Atlético de Madrid and the Blaugrana will 'pocket' 40 million euros
The meeting of Mateu Alemany, director of football of the FC Barcelona, with Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, one of the owners of the Athletic of Madrid, has desatado any type of rumours. It boasts that the main subject of the meeting was Álvaro Morata, to the one who the culés value like an alternative for his forward in case that finally it do not arrive Robert Lewandowski, but was not the only. Antoine Griezmann also would have been mentioned.
The director blaugrana stood out that they had not spoken of Griezmann, aiming to his exit of the meeting that "nor speak of Antoine Griezmann. His name was not part of our conversation", but from said meeting have not ceased the rumours of a possible negotiation so that the Athletic 'free' to pay the 40 million the clásula compulsory of purchase that have on the ariete French.
In the Chain 'COPE' had informed that the Athletic of Madrid posed seriously not executing the second year of the cession of the French attacker and, in fact, would have communicated it to him to the player and his representative. From the Camp Nou deny any operation that involve to 'Grizzi'. In any case, in the Barça do not fear of any movement, place are convinced that the player will remain in Wanda Metroplitano and that will receive his price of traspaso.
'SPORT' Has informed this Friday that the tranquility is absolute in the Camp Nou put the plan goes like the expected: Simeone has used to Griezmann in 50% of the parties in which it has been available, by what has fulfilled the clause that forces to the Athletic of Madrid to exert the option of purchase that have on the forward.
Options on the table
In the Athletic, by the contrary, is not for nothing calm and would be in plenary wrap because, in question, would prefer that Griezmann did not be the team. It has informed that the intention of the rojiblancos is to reduce the available price (40 'kilos') so that the operation was more feasible, although no descarta that it can complete a barter, with the name of Morata on the table. In this sense, instead of paying the 40 million euros, the footballer of 29 years would dress of blaugrana from the 2022-2023.