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Barcelona Set To Confirm Antoine Griezmann Deal

Amuda Segun

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Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona have concluded plans to announce the signing of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann in the coming days according to the reports in the media.

Antoine Griezmann has been a long-term transfer for Barcelona and it’s like the five-time European champions will finally secure his signing from fellow Spanish La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid.

French World Cup winner Griezmann was strongly linked with Barcelona last summer before he made the decision to stay at Atletico Madrid and also sign a new contract at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

According to the specific report from Ara, Manchester United target, Antoine Griezmann will become a Barcelona player in the coming days after his release clause was reduced to €120m (£107m).

In the new contract signed by the player last summer, the release clause in his Atletico Madrid contract will drop to €120m on the 1st of July.

Griezmann had earlier revealed that he would end his five-year association with Atletico Madrid this summer.

The 28-year-old made the announcement shortly before the last game of the last campaign.

Apart from Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann has also been linked with a move to Paris with French champions PSG also keen to sign him this summer especially if they lose the services of Neymar who wants to re-sign for Nou Camp giants Barcelona.

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