Transfer Report: Barcelona Set To Hold With Antoine Griezmann This Week

Barcelona will meet representatives from Atletico Madrid in the next few days to discuss the possibility of signing Antoine Griezmann this summer, according to various reports
Barcelona are believed to have moved above Manchester United in the race for his signature and Sport reports that the Catalan giants are keen to push through a move as soon as possible.

Club officials will meet with Atletico Madrid this week to thrash out terms, with both Barca and Griezmann eager to complete negotiations before the start of the World Cup in June.

Barcelona are even understood to be willing to pay more than Griezmann’s €100m (£87.4m) release clause to ensure that the deal goes through quickly and smoothly.