That’s in line with Atletico CEO Gil Marin, who has recognized Griezmann’s future since March.
The French ahead introduced he would go away the La Liga membership this summer season.
And, after a summer season of hypothesis final yr, it seems Barcelona have lastly obtained their man.
“We’ve recognized since March the place [Antoine] Griezmann will play,” Marin stated. “At Barcelona.”
Griezmann introduced he can be leaving Atletico Madrid this summer season with Barca broadly anticipated to signal him.
However stories quickly emerged that Barca gamers weren’t eager on the Frenchman after he turned down a transfer final summer season.
Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United had been additionally believed to be eager on Griezmann.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo lately stated on the scenario: “Griezmann has been with us for 5 years and finished a splendid job. We now have a superb relationship. Good, reliable.
“I hope wherever he goes he can be handled the identical as he has been with us.”
Griezmann had been coy on his subsequent membership although it seems Marin has blown his cowl.
Although Barcelona striker Luis Suarez appeared to welcome the signing of Griezmann lately.
The Uruguayan stated: “It makes the membership proud to convey gamers of this high quality like Antoine, like [Ousmane] Dembele and [Philippe] Coutinho got here.
“He is a participant who brings an enormous quantity, he has a variety of years enjoying on the highest degree, at all times preventing.
“He guidelines up entrance for Atletico and that’s basic.
“He isn’t coming to take the place of anybody, however with the ambition of profitable essential issues.
“He can be welcomed.”