Griezmann still wants to stay at Barca despite transfer talks

Sun 11 July 2021 | 13:00

According to reports from Spain, Antoine Griezmann wishes to stay at Blaugrana until 2024.

According to La Vanguardia and

Diario AS

, Antoine Griezmann has not ruled out the possibility of leaving Barcelona. 

With Barcelona anxious to fulfill

La Liga

's pay ceiling and keep Lionel Messi's services, the Frenchman is one of the few high-priced goods

Joan Laporta


Mateu Alemany

have on their books. 

If Griezmann is to go, he wishes to join a competitive program, but he prefers to stay at Camp Nou and complete the remaining three years of his agreement.

He has been linked with a return to Roji Blancos in a swap deal for


, although such a trade would do little to assist the Catalans' financial difficulties. Griezmann cost €120 million and will cost another €80 million in salary. 

Griezmann is on holiday after leaving France in the last 16 of

Euro 2020

, and he is aware of the club's plight. There's no problem from a sports standpoint; he's happy in Catalonia, and Ronald Koeman appreciates his effort. Time will tell whether economic implications force the two sides to split ways.


source: SportMob