Spanish media reports that Barcelona are close to signing French international Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer period.
— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) May 14, 2019
In this context, revealed the program «El Larguero» broadcast by the radio «Cadena Ser» Spanish, that close to the French striker Griezmann confirmed that he is close to leave the stronghold of «Wanda Metropolitano» and soon to come to the Camp Nou to sign with Barcelona.
The presenter of the program, Mano Carinou, explained that there was a possibility that this week’s meeting would take place between the members of the Rojiblancos administration and Griezmann to learn about his future and try to convince him to stay with the team.
He also confirmed that the departure of Uruguayan captain Diego Godin from Atletico Madrid, as well as the departure of his French teammate Lucas Hernandez to Bayern Munich, among the motives that bring Antoine Griezmann to leave more than continue with club Madrid.
Griezmann, 28, has been one of Barcelona’s goals since last summer, but eventually decided to continue with Atletico, but with European exclusion and the loss of the dream of playing the final at home and the absence of Diego Simeone’s team win any titles this Season, made Grizmann reconsider and consider leaving as Barcelona continue to pay attention to his inclusion.