Barcelona ‘agree deal to sign Antoine Griezmann — and will pay £86million buy-out clause

BARCELONA have agreed a deal to sign Antoine Griezmann on the finish of the season, in accordance to studies in Catalonia.

The Frenchman, 26, has been closely tipped to make a transfer to the Nou Camp in the summertime, with Atletico even reporting the La Liga leaders for tapping up.

 Reports in Catalonia suggest Barcelona have agreed to sign Antoine Griezmann

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Stories in Catalonia recommend Barcelona have agreed to sign Antoine Griezmann
 Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann could be team-mates by end of season

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Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann could possibly be staff-mates by finish of season

Barcelona signed Philippe Coutinho in January — however conspicuously left the No 7 shirt vacant.

And that might be left for Griezmann, who TV3  report has come to an settlement to be a part of the Blaugrana in the summertime, and will pay his £86million buy-out clause.

Atletico's No 7 began the season poorly by his requirements, with simply two league objectives in his first ten appearances.

Nevertheless, since January, his type has improved dramatically and, with simply seven level separating the Rojiblancos and Barcelona, there’s even speak of a title race.

Griezmann's arrival on the Nou Camp would see some modifications amongst the ranks.

With Arthur additionally anticipated to be a part of on the finish of the season, although he will be despatched again to Gremio till 2019, Denis Suarez is probably going to be pressured out — as might Barca No 2 Jasper Cillessen.

Atletico go to the Nou Camp this weekend in what will be a pivotal second within the season.

And it was additionally give Barcelona the chance to meet with Griezmann's representatives.

BARCELONA have agreed a deal to sign Antoine Griezmann on the finish of the season, in accordance to stories in Catalonia.