Atletico Madrid said Friday after the appointment of Antoine Griezmann for FC Barcelona, when the Barça club paid 120 million euros for the resignation clause, that Barça would have to pay 200 millions to be the current clause when reaching agreement with the player.
"Atlético de Madrid believes that the amount deposited is insufficient to face its rescission clause, since it is obvious that the commitment of the player and the Futbol Club Barcelona was closed before the mentioned clause was reduced from 200 to 120 million euros, "the club announced in a statement.
In addition, they believe that the termination of the Griezmann contract occurred "before the end of last season" for acts, acts and statements made by the player, and will initiate the appropriate procedures for the defense of their legitimate rights and interests .
The reduction of the 200 million of the previous clause of rescission to 120 million current occurred on July 1, and Atletico understands that the agreement between Griezmann and Barça is prior to this date.
"It was also before the date on which the amendment of the clause took place, the communication that the player made on May 14 announcing his disengagement from the club," explains the entity 'matalassera', which from May knew The player's refusal to follow the Wanda Metropolitan club.