Griezmann will bring big money to Barça
Loaned to Atletico Madrid, Antoine Griezmann will definitely be bought by the Colchoneros. An operation that will leave a big check for FC Barcelona.
Antoine Griezmann in Barcelona is already only a memory, more or less distant according to each. Returning to Atletico Madrid last summer in the form of a loan, « Grizi » is experiencing a real renaissance in the club that he revealed to the whole world (2014-2019). Only, the French world champion should bring big money to FC Barcelona.
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While the divorce seemed inevitable between the Catalan club and the Frenchman last summer, the latter was only « loaned » to Atletico Madrid. A loan with a mandatory purchase option, which should be lifted by the club from the Spanish capital. Spanish site eldesmarque.com report that Antoine Griezmann must play 50% of the matches in which he is available, to be permanently transferred. Very used by Diego Simeone since the start of the season, the French striker has played 28 games, or 66% of the games he could play according to the Spanish site. In all likelihood, Atletico should therefore be obliged to secure the services of the Frenchman, leaving a check for 40 million to FC Barcelona.
What to do with this money?
New cash inflows have been raining down on Barcelona lately. The Catalan club recently signed a contract with the Spotify music platform. « The best sponsorship contract for the shirt in the history of Barçasays president azulgrana to Rac1 . A partnership for 70 million euros per year.
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On Catalan radio, the Barcelona leader also claims to have concluded the arrival of two free players next June, hinting at the hint of the arrivals of Franck Kessié and Andreas Christensen.