Antoine Griezmann Returns To Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann has returned on loan to his former club Atletico Madrid, according to Dailymail.

An agreement has been reached for the 30-year-old to stay at Atletico until June 2022 with buy option for €40m, according to Italian sports Journalist, Fabrizio Romano.

The negotiation between Barcelona and Atletico was completed after reports that the deal will involve swapping Griezmann with Portugal international Jao Felix.

But Atletico are not willing to let go of their 21-year-old forward.

Barcelona bought the French man for £108m two years ago and has scored only 35 goals in 102 games which does not match the amount spent by the Catalan Giants.

Griezmann was initially linked with a swap deal involving Saul Niguez, who may be joining Chelsea.

Both option of a swap involving Felix who was signed for £114m in 2019 and Niguez have failed with the deal sealed at the dying minute of the transfer window.

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