As per El Gol Digital, Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann has told his club to listen to offers from FC Barcelona. The Frenchman reportedly has a release clause of €200m but according to Spanish news outlet, Mundo Deportivo, that clause only becomes active after the end next summer, the expiry date of his initial contract, before Atleti managed to extend it to 2022.
Barcelona will look to exploit the loophole and sign the French superstar before the start of next year’s FIFA World Cup, claims Mirror.
Antoine Griezmann has been a vital part of Atletico’s rise under Diego Simeone. After arriving from Real Sociedad in 2014, he has evolved into one of the best attackers in Europe. While Manchester United have repeatedly tried to rope in the Frenchman to Old Trafford, Barcelona have a great chance to make a swoop for the Atleti striker.
Griezmann could prove to be a huge signing for the Catalan giants, as they look to prepare for their long-term future….