Lionel Messi stays, Antoine Griezmann leaves? The trend seems to be taking shape in this direction in Barcelona.
To accomplish Lionel Messi’s extension operation, Barça could sell Antoine Griezmann, this summer. With good market value, Griezmann should be the solution to keep Messi at the club. Thanks to a possible sale of the Frenchman, the Catalan club would also settle their financial concerns regarding the salary cap imposed by the Spanish League and prolong the legend of the Blaugrana. With the departure of Junior Firpo Todibo and Konrad de la Fuente, Barcelona leaders are getting closer to their goal. By pushing the Frenchman towards the exit, Messi would be ready to continue his future in his club of always. The controversy with Ousmane Dembélé accelerated the La Pulga extension operation.
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Griezmann departure because of the controversy around racism?
Lately, Antoine Griezmann saw his image tainted by a case of racism. In a video with Ousmane Dembélé, Griezmann mocked the Japanese staff while touring Japan in 2019 with the club. Barça allegedly complained about the player’s actions to his sponsor Rakuten, a Japanese online trade mark. The fracture seems to consume between the club and the player. Under contract for another 3 years with Barça, the Frenchman, therefore departing, would interest PSG and even Manchester City in case of failure with Harry Kane, according to information from the Spanish media, Sport.
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