So there it is. After a ridiculous cringy video, Griezmann says he’s staying at Atletico Madrid. Feed Football gives him thumps up to the loyalty he has shown towards Atletico Madrid, which is a rare thing in modern day football. However, it was a cheap soap opera without a doubt.
From Atletico’s point of view, this is huge news. Their star stays and if they complete the signing of Lemar, a quality right back, and potentially some other winger, then they’ll be a much improved side and will be able to challenge on all fronts next season.
From Barcelona’s point of view, they save €100m and they don’t sign a player who wasn’t really needed. Griezmann is a great player, but how do you fit him, Messi, Suarez, Dembele, and Coutinho into one team? It just wouldn’t have worked.
Why where they after him in the first place? Something is absolutely wrong with Barcelona’s transfer policies. Where are the La Masia products gone missing?
Anyway, Griezmann can fully concentrate on World Cup now as his future is sorted by none other than himself using a whole video crew.
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