The French striker introduced on the finish of the 2018/19 season that he was drawing the curtain on his five-year keep within the Spanish capital
The French striker introduced on the finish of the 2018-19 season that he was drawing the curtain on his five-year keep within the Spanish capital.
And the 28-year-old has been closely linked with a change to Camp Nou in latest months, although both Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked with the World Cup winner.
Nonetheless, chatting with Sport on Wednesday night time, Atletico CEO Marin stated: “We have now identified since March that Griezmann goes to Barcelona.”
While on worldwide responsibility earlier this week, Griezmann confirmed his new membership can be revealed within the coming days.
“There’s a necessity for persistence, because it’s nonetheless quickly,” he stated. “I need my future to be determined greater than anybody, however there’s a necessity to attend.
“I don’t know if I’ll stay in Spain. Perhaps in two weeks we’ll know one thing. I simply need to play soccer and have enjoyable.”
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Griezmann was strongly linked with a transfer to Barcelona final summer time however he ultimately opted to stick with Atletico, releasing an expensively-created video to confirming his choice to remain in Madrid.
However that modified this switch window when he confirmed he can be leaving the membership he has been at since he joined from Actual Sociedad in 2014.
“It’s been an unbelievable 5 years; Thanks very a lot for all the pieces, I take you within the coronary heart,” Griezmann stated.
The Frenchman scored 133 targets in 257 video games for Diego Simeone’s aspect, however he’s now set to kind a formidable strike trio with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez at Camp Nou.