Antoine Griezmann Available To Be Signed For A Shocking £12.8 Million Due To Unfamiliar Clause In His Atletico Madrid Contract

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    Antoine Griezmann could depart Atletico Madrid for a slashed fee when the summer transfer window opens due to an exit clause in his contract.

    Griezmann enjoyed another stellar season under the tutelage of Los Colchoneros boss Diego Simeone, scoring 24 goals and providing 8 assists in 48 appearances across all competitions.

    His remarkable display has earned him a spot in Didier Deschamps’ France squad ahead of the upcoming 2024 European Championship.

    Shockingly, he might not be returning to Atletico Madrid after the tournament due to the exit clause inserted in his contract.

    Antoine Griezmann, 33, returned permanently to Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2023, following a disastrous spell at Barcelona.

    Antoine Griezmann Exit Clause Sees Him Available For A Stunning Fee

    Based on reports from L’Equipe, Griezmann’s deal signed last summer included a release clause of £12.8 million.

    The Frenchman remains one of Europe’s lethal attackers and the price he has been rumored to be available for has made European and MLS clubs declare their interest in his services.

    Antoine Griezmann could be fancying a big-money move to either the Premier League, MLS, or Saudi Arabia, despite never representing clubs outside Spain.

    Manchester United boss Erik Ten Hag is keen on signing another striker in the summer to act as a backup alternative to Rasmus Hojlund, and Griezmann is considered to be a strong option.

    Antoine Griezmann has also in the past indicated his interest in playing in America’s Major League Soccer.

    Several former La Liga stars are plying their trade in the country, including former teammates at Barcelona; Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

    Griezmann’s Assertions On Playing Outside Europe

    Speaking regarding playing outside Europe, Griezmann opened up on the idea of playing in the MLS but claimed Atletico Madrid will be the last club he plays for in Europe.

    He said: “Beyond Europe, what I would like later is the MLS. I have always recognized that.  But Atletico will be almost one hundred percent my last club in Europe.

    “It’s where I want to be, where I see myself happiest and here I am at home.”

    Antoine Griezmann moved back to Atletico Madrid in July 2023, for a fee of €22 million and his current contract with the club runs until June 30, 2026.

    Antoine Griezmann

    Griezmann began his professional career at Real Sociedad in 2009, having joined the youth set-up of the club in 2005.

    The France international moved to the Spanish capital on June 28, 2014, joining Atletico Madrid for a fee of €30 million.

    He was subsequently signed by Barcelona for a staggering fee of €120 million on July 14, 2019, before being loaned back to Los Colchoneros in August 2021 for a fee of €10 million.

    Antoine Griezmann has made 693 club career appearances, scoring 268 goals and providing 119 assists across all competitions.

    Internationally, Griezmann has made 127 appearances for France, scoring 44 goals and providing 38 assists.

    Griezmann, who was born in Macon, France, has won several trophies in his career, including; 1 FIFA World Cup, 1 UEFA Europa League, and 1 UEFA Nations League.

    Shockingly, Antoine Griezmann has never won the La Liga title despite playing for Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.

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