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On loan with an option to buy from FC Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann would not have convinced Atlético de Madrid and should therefore return to the Catalan club this summer.
Last April, in the columns of QG, Antoine Griezmann (31 years old) displayed his happiness to again wear the tunic of theAtletico de Madrid where it was loaned by the FC Barcelona last summer : ” I’m very happy in Madrid, my family is very happy to be here (…) For me, it’s a huge pride to play for Atlético “confided Griezmann. The French striker was loaned out with a purchase option set at €40m + €10m in bonuses, but the Spanish press dropped a bombshell on Friday about the future of Griezmann.
Return to Barcelona for Griezmann?
As announced by the Cadena Cope, the management of theAtletico de Madrid would have already decided not to exercise the purchase option fixed with the FC Barcelona for Antoine Griezmannand the striker of theFrench team should therefore return to Catalonia during the transfer window summery. A maneuver that will allow theAtletico to save in particular the imposing salary of Griezmannwhich amounts to €18 million per year, and the Barca will therefore recover his star under contract until June 2024.