Antoine Griezmann Confirms He's Leaving Atletico Madrid

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The France worldwide has been linked with a mega-money move away from Atletico Madrid for several years.

Griezmann now has a £108million (€125million) release clause, a fee which was decided after he penned a new five-year deal last summer.

His departure from Atletico opens a massive vacancy up front for Diego Simeone, whose side is in for some major decisions in the coming months.

Griezmann's next destination is expected to be Barcelona, who have been linked with a move 28-year-old for the last three years.

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Reports this week suggested Barcelona had triggered the Frenchman's £108million release clause after he informed the club about his desire to join the Catalans.

Antoine Griezmann has told Atletico Madrid he will not return to the club next season.

Griezmann thank the Atletico's supporters, saying that: "I have taken the decision to leave, to see other things, to have other challenges. I will keep you in my heart". "I gave everything I could on the pitch, and tried to give all the fans some happiness at Wanda Metropolitano or the awesome support away from home".

Don't count out the interest of teams like Manchester United, in need of a summer makeover, and Paris Saint-Germain if Neymar happens to leave, though that feels unlikely. He called me. Barcelona is above everything and there are many players that want to come.