Messi’s superb partner? Why €120m Griezmann move to Barca would be a bet
The French World Cup-champion has reported that he will leave Atletico Madrid this mid year, however there are some potential dangers in the event that he winds up at Camp Nou
On the off chance that Antoine Griezmann’s decision to film a narrative about his choice to remain at Atletico Madrid or join Barcelona appeared to be overeager the previous summer, it presently looks crazy.
In spite of openly reprimanding the Catalan monsters, Griezmann has chosen to leave the Wanda Metropolitano following a squandered season stepping water.
Objective comprehends Barcelona are competing for his mark by and by and are very much set to arrive the French forward, despite the fact that his potential landing in Camp Nou makes different dangers for the club.
Griezmann’s trophy pull at club level comprises of just the second division trophy with Real Sociedad in 2010, a Spanish Super Cup in 2014 and in 2018 the Europa League and UEFA Super Cup.
Irrelevant pickings for a 28-year-old of his quality, and the driving component behind his choice to leave Atletico – though one which he dismissed while dismissing Barcelona.
The forward, and maybe more relevantly, his guides, including his sister Maud, were blinded from the master plan by Atletico gold.
In the event that Griezmann joins Barcelona, he will probably accept a decrease in salary from his great €20 million in addition to a year contract in Madrid.
Maybe it’s excessively oversimplified, also vain, to decrease it to uncertainties and buts, however Barcelona would have murdered Liverpool off serenely at Camp Nou on the off chance that they had a player of Griezmann’s profile.
The striker himself would have a class title in the bank and be getting ready to play in another Champions League last.
Ousmane Dembele may have been the man who covered Liverpool, however shot weakly at Alisson Becker when he ought to have scored Barcelona’s fourth. With his executioner intuition, Griezmann would have been less lenient.
Anyway the French forward would touch base at Camp Nou not to supplant Dembele but rather to help get the best out of him.
The previous Borussia Dortmund winger has had two beset a long time at Barcelona however Griezmann’s arrival would resemble the landing of a more established sibling, somebody to give direction and backing.
So where might the Frenchman play? On paper he would be the substitution for Luis Suarez, presently 32, as Barcelona’s new No 9.
Anyway Lionel Messi’s best mate isn’t going anyplace at this time.
In spite of not scoring far from home in the Champions League since 2015, in La Liga Suarez is as yet a shark, attacking Barcelona’s rivals with relish.
The striker tore into Griezmann at the last World Cup as well, deriding the inquisitive friendship the Frenchman has for Uruguay.
Offering a cozy relationship to active Atletico commander Diego Godin – who is the back up parent to Griezmann’s most youthful girl – the forward cases to be half-Uruguayan.
“As much as he says he’s half Uruguayan, he’s French,” said Suarez amid the World Cup. “He doesn’t generally recognize what the sentiment of a Uruguayan is.”
Before too long Suarez may taste his mate drink on the seat, watching Griezmann go around in his stead.
Griezmann won that fight and the war as well, lifting the World Cup with France and hanging himself in a Uruguayan banner in the wake of vanquishing Croatia in Moscow.
Suarez isn’t the only one – Barcelona’s fans made their position on Griezmann clear amid the group’s 2-0 prevail upon Atletico on April 6, reciting unrefined tunes about him.