Market: "Griezmann will stay in next season"Assured the President of Atlético de Madrid

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Atlético de Madrid president Enrique Cerezo said this Sunday that Colcaneros will keep Antoine Griezmann, who belongs to FC Barcelona, ​​next season, but his loan to the Madrid club is set for two seasons.

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Antoine Griezmann’s future has been in the news in Spain for the past few days. La Cadena Cope had indicated that the French international would not be retained by Atlético de Madrid, who had been loaned the striker for two seasons by FC Barcelona. Now the information is denied.

“Money is not a problem”

At halftime of this Sunday’s La Liga match against Sevilla FC (1-1), Colconeros president Enrique Cerezo spoke about Antoine Griezmann’s future: “He’ll be here, he’ll be with us next season, assures Movistar The manager on K’s microphone. Money isn’t an issue when the plan is to stick together and the player wants to continue.”

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Not necessarily very successful after a stint at FC Barcelona, ​​Antoine Griezmann returned to Atlético de Madrid this season, two years after his departure, reunited with Diego Simeone and some of his former teammates. With 8 goals and 6 assists in 37 games played, Antoine Griezmann hasn’t had the best of his career.

The 2018 world champion is still an essential player for Atlético de Madrid. Earlier in the week, during a show for Radio Marca, Enrique Cerezo expressed confidence about Griezmann’s future: “With the difficulty of finding this type of player, we’re not going to get rid of him. I guess Griezmann is there because of injuries and the team is not at the level we all expected but I think he is in the top three or four players in the world.”

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Antoine Griezmann is still under contract with FC Barcelona until June 2024, but he has a second year on loan with Atlético de Madrid, which will require him to pay 18 million euros per year. In theory, Griezmann would have another year to prove his worth to fans.

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