FC Barcelona files a complaint for the transfer of Griezmann
FC Barcelona files a complaint regarding the conditions for the recruitment of Antoine Griezmann for 120 million euros by former president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Barça’s lawyer announces that the financial audit carried out at the request of the Catalan club revealed serious facts by the management of former president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who resigned from his post as president of FC Barcelona in October 2020. “It is not a question of qualifying the management of the previous team as better or worse”corn « to transfer to the competent (judicial) authority a series of extremely serious criminal acts », assures the lawyer. After requesting the opening of an investigation into the management of the former management, Barça did the same for the transfer to 120 M€ from Atletico Madrid of Antoine Griezmann in the summer of 2019. , possible payments of transfer commissions intended for lawyers and the family of the French world champion. The signing of the Brazilian Malcom, from Bordeaux, a year earlier, will also be the subject of a study.
Recall that the Frenchman has since been loaned with the option to buy to his former club Atlético Madrid.