Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Barca and Atletico reach Griezmann agreement

Two clubs agree ‘peace deal’ for French striker

Barcelona have paid 15 million euros (£12.8m/$16.7m) to Atletico Madrid as part of a ‘peace deal’ over the signing of Antoine Griezmann, reports El Mundo.

Atletico had claimed that Barcelona reached an agreement to sign the France international when his release clause stood at €200 million (£178m/$221m), rather than the €120m (£107m/$134m) they eventually paid.

As part of the agreement, Barcelona will also have first refusal on five Atletico players including Saul Niguez and Jose Gimenez.




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