The return of French footballer Antoine Griezmann to Atlética Madrid.
The current Spanish champions have agreed with FC Barcelona on the annual hosting of the 30-year-old striker, and the contract also includes an option to extend the hosting and an option to move permanently. Atletico will also take care of the player’s salary.
Griezmann moved from Atletico to Barcelona two years ago for 120 million euros. However, in the Catalan capital, he did not prove himself as expected. He scored 35 goals in 102 matches and won only the Royal Spanish Cup.
Member of the French national team and world champion from 2018 for “Los Colchoneros” already played in the years 2014-2019, scoring 94 goals in 180 duels.
He joined Madrid in 2014 from Real Sociedad San Sebastian. Atletico welcomed the return on their website “Welcome again, Griezmann!”
Barcelona, heavily indebted due to the unfavorable financial situation, was unable to sign a new contract with Argentine Lionel Messi, who left for Paris. Germaine, and now he’s launching another superstar.
Griezmann will be replaced in the coaching staff by 31-year-old Dutch striker Luke de Jong, who came to the Camp Nou for a year-long match as a guest from FC Seville.
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