Catalan giants FC Barcelona have reportedly agreed on a deal in principle with Manchester United target and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann.
The gossipy tidbits surrounding Antoine Griezmann conceivably moving to Barcelona are starting to grow somewhat louder, possibly it’s the international break, or perhaps there is something to it.
The most recent updates originate from France, where Le10 Sports reckons Griezmann is unquestionably off in the summer and Camp Nou is the most likely destination for the France forward.
They likewise report that Barcelona and Atletico forward have been in contact for a little while now and have practically reached an agreement in principle with Griezmann over a move
The 26-year-old is still struggling to hit top form this season and cut a frustrated figure Atletico’s current La Liga clash with Deportivo La Coruna.
He did score for France against Wales on Friday, which means he will be loaded with confidence heading into this end of the week’s Madrid derby.
The Catalan side believes they have the high ground on Jose Mourinho, given that they can offer him a spot alongside Lionel Messi and national teammates Ousmane Dembele
Barcelona will then need to simply reach an agreement with Atletico, and remember it’s been broadly announced that Griezmann’s release clause drops to €100 million on 1 July 2018.