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Breaking: Barca Announce €120 million Signing

Official: FC Barcelona Announce €120 million Signing

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by David Kappel

Jul 12, 2019 03:11 PM

Tags: Spanish La Liga FC Barcelona Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann

Spanish giants FC Barcelona are continuing with their squad revamp and have announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann who comes at a whopping fee of €120 million, making him the club's third most-expensive buy in history.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see Barca's most expensive buys in history, according to Transfermarkt.

The Blaugrana, who have already added Frenkie de Jong to their squad for the 2019/20 campaign, have now confirmed the signing of Antoine Griezmann.

The Frenchman joins the club after Barcelona paid the €120 million (R1.9 billion) release clause in his contract with Atletico Madrid and will sign a five-year deal with the Blaugrana, the club announced on Friday.

Griezmann, whose contract will include an €800 million (R12.5 billion) release clause, moves to Barcelona after spending five seasons With Los Rojiblancos, during which he made 257 appearances, scoring 133 goals and assisting another 50 strikes.

Read: Barcelona Transfer Plans: 10 Players Who Could Leave

The 2018 Fifa World Cup winner lifted three trophies, namely the 2014/15 Supercopa de Espana, the 2017/18 Uefa Europa League and the 2018/19 Uefa Super Cup, with Atletico.

Do you think Griezmann can help Barcelona lift the Champions League trophy next season? Have your say in the comments section below.

 

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Bongani Bright
Jul 12, 2019 11:37 PM

@Morong i suppose u say that cos u heard Messi saying he want all balls passed to him, Messi is a player and a coach, he decide how barca plays. Com'on Stop waisting everyone's time with these stupid comments

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Thobz10
Jul 12, 2019 10:56 PM

@Bongani Bright no dont get me wrong man, i know Griezmann is great player. But he'll probably play on the left wing. Well mna i wanted a profilic no.9 to replace Suarez as i feel he misses alot of easy chances and he loses possesion constantly, hence i recomended Lacazette.

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Ras Live
Jul 12, 2019 10:27 PM

@Bulelani Alexon great news 800 million. R12.5 billion really?

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