One of the longest-running transfer sagas of the past year has finally come to a close after Barcelona announced that they have secured the signing of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.
After months of negotiations, Barcelona finally agreed to pay the Frenchman’s
Thank sweet bejesus Antoine Griezmann has finally moved. So bored of the guy.
— Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) July 12, 2019
Griezmann’s potential transfer over the last 12 months has been so hyped up that the announcement from Barcelona is so mundane. It’s as if everyone moved on months ago.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) July 12, 2019
Griezmann signs a five-year deal at Barça and release clause is €800m. Presentation this weekend. Who saw that transfer coming!?
— Samuel Marsden (@samuelmarsden) July 12, 2019
Barca paid Griezmann 120 million release clause then slapped a 800 million release clause on em He ain’t going nowhere
— Kobe Wan (@WeBeHoopin) July 12, 2019
800 million euros buyout clause, it’s safe to say Griezmann will retire at Barcelona.
— El capitan (@Adogajnr1) July 12, 2019
Griezmann to Barcelona surely scuppers Neymar move. Or, as someone connected tells me: “Unsettled him. Made PSG say he can go. Then leave him there. Genius, even if not intended.”
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) July 12, 2019