Rumour Has It: Barcelona pay Griezmann's release clause
Antoine Griezmann's proposed move to Barcelona appears close to completion.
Griezmann has been tipped to join Barca after notifying Atletico Madrid of his desire to leave following five years in the Spanish capital.
And after months of speculation, a big-money transfer to LaLiga's champions is looming large.
TOP STORY – BARCA PAY FOR GRIEZMANN
According to L'Equipe, Barcelona have paid the €120million release clause to sign Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.
Tensions between the two LaLiga clubs have been high after Atletico claimed Barca and Griezmann secretly negotiated a transfer in February.
Griezmann has been available for €120m since his release clause dropped from €200m on July 1.
While Barca and Atletico have reportedly denied the sum has been paid, the French World Cup winner seems destined for Camp Nou.
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