06 Jul Antoine Griezmann transfer: Player and Barca have experienced arrangement since March’ – Atletico enroll’disgust’ at club and player after discussions
The Madrid side responded furiously into the assertion that talks were available, while ordering the participant to come back to the club
Atletico Madrid have hit at Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu using a scathing statement registering the club”disgust” in the way the Catalans and Antoine Griezmann have conducted .
Bartomeu disclosed on Friday that talks were held between Barca and Atletico supervisors over the potential signing of the France striker.
Griezmann has informed his existing club he won’t be returning 2019-20, together with Barca chances -on to finish a deal this summer.
But far against your positive prognosis shared by Bartomeu in his media conference, Atletico published a communique hours afterwards slamming their competitions’ behavior through the Griezmann saga and ordering the forwards to document for pre-season training.
“On May 14 Antoine Griezmann informed Miguel Angel Gil, Diego Simeone and Andrea Berta of his choice to leave the club at the close of the season. In the days after that interview Atletico were made conscious that Barcelona along with the participant had reached a return in March, just after the next leg of the Champions League match against Juventus, which they were negotiating the details of the deal because mid-February,” the announcement asserts.
“With respect to President Bartomeu’s declarations now, we ought to make clear it is accurate that a meeting took place yesterday between Miguel Angel Gil and Barcelona CEO Oscar Grau, in Barcelona’s petition; which in said assembly Mr Grau made known his intention to, when the launch clause in Antoine Griezmann’s contract was altered from $200 to $120 million, request a delay in the payment of the aforementioned amount from the clause, valid from July 1.
“Clearly Atletico Madrid’s response was negative, knowing both Barcelona and the participant have disrespected Atletico Madrid and their fans.
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“As a result, now Atletico Madid have arranged the participant, his sister in her ability as his representative and his attorney, that Antoine Griezmann needs to introduce himself on Sunday in the club to start pre-season with the remainder of his own team-mates, according to his contractual duties.
“Through the announcement Atletico Madrid want to express their deepest disgust at the behavior of the two parties, notably Barcelona, for having forced a participant to violate his contract with Atletico Madrid in a stage in the season in which the team has been fighting not only for the Champions League against Juventus, but also La Liga itself against none other than Barcelona, something which we believe contravenes the recognized negotiation intervals with gamers and distorts the fundamental rules which guarantee the integrity of sporting contest, in addition to causing huge damage to our team and our countless fans.”
While also talking about the Griezmann connections, Bartomeu additionally disclosed that Barcelona won’t be signing Neymar this summer as Paris Saint-Germain are reluctant to market the star winger.