But he made a dramatic u-turn, airing his intention to remain with Atletico during an infamous video reveal.
Talk of Barca retaining an interest in the 28-year-old has rumbled on from that point, with another approach mooted for this summer. Antoine Griezmann has confirmed he is leaving Atletico Madrid, in a video posted to the club’s official Twitter account. The France forward only signed a five-year contract extension last summer, but has now said his time with the club has come to an end.
Last year, it appeared Griezmann was poised to move to Barcelona