Barcelona are cautious of repeating their catastrophic Luis Suarez misjudgement by returning Antoine Griezmann to La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid, in line with reviews.
Griezmann, 30, has seemingly been made obtainable for switch by the cash-strapped Catalans as they search to lift funds. SPORT has declared the reigning champions – for whom the France ahead scored 133 objectives in 257 video games earlier than July 2019’s €120 million change – have made contact a couple of potential part-exchange deal, as a result of they can’t afford each a substantial switch charge and approximate annual wages of €25m.
Their overtures, nevertheless, have been negatively obtained by Barca as they haven’t any lively curiosity of their gamers. Plus, there may be the residual reminiscence of the earlier regime – led by Josep Maria Bartomeu – permitting Suarez to depart final summer season, solely to play a pivotal position in Atleti’s top-flight success.
Griezmann has netted 35 occasions in 99 matches for his present employers.
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