A swap deal seeing FC Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann and Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez change golf equipment continues to be on, based on experiences.
Mundo Deportivo declare that Atleti are nonetheless involved in seeing Griezmann, a $141mn buy for the Catalans in 2019, return to the Wanda.
Not like final season, they know that with the arrival of one among Ronald Koeman’s favorites Memphis Depay, and Lionel Messi’s greatest buddy Sergio Aguero, the Frenchman is not a assured starter on the Camp Nou, and should want to return to play beneath his previous coach Diego Simeone and alongside his former teammates with whom he received the Europa League and reached the ultimate of the Champions League in 2016.
Moreover, relocating again to Madrid would swimsuit the participant’s household much better than shifting to Serie A or the Premier League, with Manchester Metropolis popping out yesterday to pour chilly water on rumors they had been making ready an strategy for the ahead.
Opposite to many different events, Barca don’t view Grizi as a “flop”, and worth his contribution throughout two seasons. However the membership’s monetary predicament and the continuing saga to finalize Lionel Messi’s contract imply they might do with their second highest earner off the payroll.
Just like Griezmann, Saul needs to remain in Spain too. Although each gamers being open to the transfer facilitates issues, Barca want to obtain some money and maybe one other Atleti star for the World Cup winner.
But the Blaugrana know within the Spanish worldwide that they’d obtain, at 26, a younger multifunctional expertise able to taking part in in lots of positions, and MD count on that it’s only a matter of time till the bartering begins.