Mon. Aug 8th, 2022

Atletico Madrid has given a second chance to Antoine Griezman after seeing off his loan spell from Barcelona.

The Frenchman scored 8 goals and 7 assists in his 39 appearances.

Though his stay was marred by injuries, yet Diego Simeone and the hierarchy at the club believes he has a lot to contribute.

Now, Los Rojiblancos have officially asked Barcelona to extend his loan for a second season, as per Marca.

A news that will be well accepted by Barcelona.

The report continued to state that Atletico Madrid will now have to purchase Griezmann for a fee €40m at the end of the loan, provided he plays 50% of the matches he was available for over the two seasons.

Although many will see it as no business investing in a 31-year- old, but if well manage he can contribute to the growth of the club.

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is an entertainment and football lover, promoter, analyst and writer. He aspires to make a name in the media company. He is the CEO of Soccercruz (News site, Podcast, Radio and Television). email: zobanwosu88@gmail.com, phone number: +2348063046744.

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