Antoine Griezmann: Barcelona include Frenchman among 7 players not for sale

Antoine Griezmann: Barcelona include Frenchman among 7 players not for sale

- Antoine Griezmann will not be leaving Barcelona at the end of the season, reports claim

- The Frenchman has been tipped to be among the players that will be sold in the summer

- The 29-year-old has been struggling to hit to form since his summer move from Atletico Madrid

Antonine Griezmann will not be sold by Barcelona as speculated in the past few months, amid reports of a personal meeting with the Frenchman.

Several reports have claimed that the France international would leave the club after failing to live up to the billing at the Camp Nou.

And the Spanish champions are looking to balance their finances in the summer, due to the outbreak of the pandemic.

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Players have agreed up to 70 per cent of a wage cut and the Catalan giants are looking to offload a couple of players in the transfer window.

And out of the stars leaving the Camp Nou in the summer, Griezmann is reportedly number one the list, just a year after his arrival from Atletico Madrid.

With three starts in Barca's last six matches since the three-month break, it is understood that the two top manchester clubs are after the Frenchman's signature.

Antoine Griezmann: Barcelona will not include Frenchman to players for sale

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However, according to ESPN, the Spanish giants arranged a meeting with the 29-year-old's sister and his agent Maud regarding his future at the club.

And it is understood that both parties came out with a satisfying agreement and Griezmann is set to remain at the club.

It has been suggested that the former Real Sociedad striker joins the likes of unsaleable including; Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique, Frenkie de Jong and Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Griezmann returned to Quique Setien's starting XI in the 4-1 win over Villarreal scoring a breath-taking goal.

But he was a late substitute in the consecutive draws against Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid which saw them drop further behind Real Madrid in La Liga title race.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Antoine Griezmann is now reportedly on the verge of leaving the Spanish champions with Premier League side Arsenal and Inter Milan said to be interested.

Since joining the Catalan giants last year from Atletico Madrid in what was a big move, the France international has been struggling for form at the Nou Camp.

Speculation of Antoine Griezmann leaving Barcelona entered top gear after the club's Spanish La Liga draw against his former club which he played few minutes of the game.

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