Barcelona have reassured Antoine Griezmann that he has a upcoming at the club in a conference with the forward’s camp this 7 days, sources have advised ESPN.
Griezmann, 29, was not in the conference, but his sister, Maud, who also acts as his agent, was among those present following a challenging several months for the Barca participant.
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The France global was remaining on the bench final 7 days for the 3rd time in four online games when Barca drew with his former facet Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou. He was inevitably introduced on in second-fifty percent stoppage time, having earlier been a substitute in the draws against Sevilla and Celta Vigo, way too.
Quique Setien was accused of humiliating Griezmann by bringing him on so late from Atletico. The Barca coach reported he felt undesirable and would speak with him, despite the fact that he refused to apologise.
In reaction, Griezmann’s brother and father criticised Setien on social media, with the latter calling him a “passenger” in a put up that was later on deleted.
Griezmann returned to the aspect at the weekend, although, and scored his 15th objective of the season in the 4-1 gain in excess of Villarreal with Setien having paired him up front with Luis Suarez, and Lionel Messi just powering them.
The assembly, which was organized just before the Villarreal recreation, served to contact foundation following the uncertainty created by Griezmann’s reduced function considering the fact that La Liga resumed in June.
A supply with knowledge of the assembly claimed it went “correctly,” with both of those the club and the player’s camp expressing a wish for the romance to continue on.
Barca, as noticed with the current sale of Arthur to Juventus, are open to presents for the bulk of their squad, with sources possessing informed ESPN in April that only Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Frenkie de Jong are categorically not for sale.
But there is a second group of very first-team gamers — which include Griezmann, who price tag €120 million previous July, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez — who the club are not looking to do business enterprise on.
That was stated to Griezmann’s sister, with Barca self-assured they will see the ideal of the attacker following time now he has experienced the possibility to adapt to the club’s type of perform around the very last 12 months.
His upcoming, therefore, is as particular as it can be at Barca for now, even if improve is all around the corner with a new president to be elected in 2021 and ongoing speculation encompassing Setien’s long run.