L’Équipe: Barcelona seeks contact with four clubs; Griezmann prefers

Barcelona is currently working on the departure from Antoine Griezmann. The team writes that the Catalans have offered the 30-year-old attacker to Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Atlético Madrid and Juventus. Griezmann himself would be interested in a return to Atlético, which sold him to Barcelona two years ago for 120 million euros. Barcelona already had two attacking reinforcements in Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero earlier this summer.

It seems increasingly likely that Griezmann will leave Barcelona this year. Because of Griezmann’s high-paying job, the Catalans want to fire him. Griezmann could be let go and part of his salary can be used to pay for Lionel Messi’s contract extension. Barcelona does not want Griezmann to go. The team. Griezmann was recently discredited when an old video circulated showing how he and teammate Ousmane Dembélé ridiculed several people trying to fix a technology problem in their hotel room.

“I have always opposed any form of discrimination. Over the last few days, many people wanted to portray that I was against discrimination. Griezmann sent a tweet denying all accusations against me. He also apologized for any hurt caused to my Japanese friends. The video dates back to 2019, when Barcelona was at a Japanese training camp. This video caused a conflict between Barcelona’s main sponsor Rakuten and Japan, which was also why the Catalans displayed Griezmann, despite his contract being up until mid-2024.

Griezmann however has no plans to leave. He said, “Not because Barcelona is in difficulty.” The teamAccording to a source close, Griezmann was offered the job by Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico. The attacker has been offered to Juventus, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Atlético, according to the French sports newspaper, but has a clear preference: a return to Madrid, where he still has a good relationship with trainer Diego Simeone. Recently, there have been emphatic rumors of a trade deal between Barcelona and Atlético, forcing Saúl Ñíguez to go the opposite way. NOWThis week, it was reported that the swap deal had been cancelled.

“We have a very good relationship. He has a great relationship with my daughters, who play a lot in sports with him. He is an exceptional player. He has done so much for Atletico and I am hopeful that he will do well in Barcelona. Simeone stated that Atletico showed him that he is capable of showing great results at all levels during the European Championship.” Simeone spoke to a reporter with. AS. Griezmann’s hefty annual salary would be a stumbling block for Atlético in addition to a transfer fee to be paid on top of the exchange deal. However, not all of the. There are many other fans of. ColchonerosWe are still waiting for Griezmann to return as some supporters still feel resentful of his departure from Barcelona.


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