Last Thursday there was a meeting in Madrid between the sports director of FC Barcelona, Mateu Alemany and the owner of the Atletico Madrid Miguel Angel Gil Marin. In it, among other topics, it was discussed, Mark reports this, the contractual situation of Antoine Griezmannwhich if there are no changes, will return to FC Barcelona at the end of the 2022/2023 season. The case of the French is right now in the following situation:
– Atlético will not pay what is stipulated as a purchase option: The encrypted number was 40 million, a figure that Atlético de Madrid considers exorbitant for a player who has only scored 3 goals in the league. In addition to the 32 years that the Frenchman will have at the end of that 2022/2023 campaign.
– The economic crisis of FC Barcelona:
– Simeone and Griezmann want to continue together: Both coach and player agree that they both want the Frenchman’s presence at the Wanda Metropolitano. For Cholo he is a key piece because of his defensive contribution, a rare skill in world-class forwards. And the Argentine values this. The Frenchman is aware that Atlético is where he has spent his best years as a footballer, winning the Europa League and the European Super Cup in 2018.