Antoine Griezmann FINALLY joins Barcelona in a £108m deal

French Forward, Antoine Griezmann has completed his £108million move to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid.

The La Liga champions have been courting the Frenchman for the past two summers and have now finally landed their man after paying his release clause in full.

The forward, who was pictured on a boat during his holiday in Ibiza on Friday, has signed on the dotted line for Barcelona on a five-year deal, which includes an eye-watering buy-out clause of £717m.

Griezmann expressed a desire to join Barcelona earlier in the summer but the Catalan giants waited until his release clause dropped from £180m to £108m at the start of this month to submit an offer.

In a strongly-worded statement, the club wrote: ‘Atletico Madrid believes that the amount deposited (€120m) is insufficient to meet his rescission clause, since it’s obvious that the commitment of the player and Barcelona was closed before the aforementioned clause was reduced from €200m to €120m.

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