Lionel Messi finally breaks his silence on Antoine Griezmann’s possible move to Barcelona

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  • Lionel Messi has spoken for the first time regarding the ever-increasing reports of Griezmann’s impending move to Barcelona
  • After staying with Atletico Madrid last summer, Griezmann is looking to move to a new club in order to fulfil his Champions League ambitions
  • Messi spoke about how Griezmann would fit into a Barcelona which already has the likes of Dembele, Coutinho, Suarez and the Argentine himself

One story that will be dominating the headlines over the next couple of months will be Antoine Griezmann transfer to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid. The French striker has been in superb form over the past couple of season and is rated among the best players in the world.

Antoine Griezmann transfer would have happened last summer itself had La Liga not imposed a transfer ban on Atletico, which left the French international with no choice but to stay with the Spanish capital club. However, circumstances are much different this year and a move away from Wanda Metropolitano looks more than likely.

Understanding Griezmann in the Barcelona team not difficult for Messi

Antoine Griezmann News has caught out the attention of the world but one player who will be extremely interested in Antoine Griezmann transfer is Argentine Lionel Messi. The Barcelona legend is currently with the Argentina national team in Spain preparing for the upcoming World Cup in Russia. He took out time this week to speak to the media and one of the hottest topics during these discussions was Antoine Griezmann Barcelona move.

Messi, who already has stars like Phillip Coutinho and Luiz Suarez partnering him up front was asked whether he would understand Griezmann in the Barcelona starting eleven. He said, “I always said it. With the good players, it is easy to understand you and Griezmann is one of the great players who is going through a moment of his exceptional career. As the technician will see how it fits everything but obviously as a player, we would understand.”

Griezmann’s arrival at Nou Camp could lead to a big selection headache for Ernesto Valverde

When quizzed about how the French striker will slot in next to the likes of Suarez, Coutinho and Messi himself, the 30-year-old made it clear that it will depend hugely on the technique that Griezmann brings to Nou Camp, however, there is no doubt that his arrival will make an already world-class forward line much more lethal and probably the best in the world.

While speaking about how Griezmann would fit it in the starting 11, Messi said, “obviously the more quality we have the better. We want to be the best team in the world and for that we want to have the best and then it’s the boss’s problem. ”

FC Barcelona Transfer News is expected to occupy a lot of space in the football fraternity with the team looking to bring in a couple of marquee players this summer in order to replace the outgoing Andre Iniesta and add more power to the attack. FC Barcelona Latest News is that Thiago Alcantara could be on his way from Bayern Munich to Barcelona as a straightforward replacement for Iniesta.

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