Griezmann is not enough for Barca

Griezmann is not enough for Barca

Barcelona, Manchester City and Bayern want to rob Atletico Madrid, stealing from there another talent. The goal of the above-mentioned top clubs in Europe was the Mattressers’ midfielder, who joined the team of Simeone only last summer, Rodri.

The former Villarreal player spent a good season in Atletico, having played 33 matches in the championship of Spain. The 22-year-old midfielder scored two goals, made one assist and got five yellow cards, spending an average of 80 minutes on the field per game. Rodri Hernandez with his play in the camp of La Liga silver medalists attracted the attention of neighboring Barcelona, as well as Manchester City and Bayern this season.

Barcelona is likely to sign Antoine Griezmann. The Frenchman will leave the club this summer, which we talked about in more detail the other day. At the same time, the Catalans gained de Jong for a similar position, and also want de Ligt. The compensation for Rodri is 70 million euros, so Blaugragnas are at great risk of falling into a transfer bank due to a possible violation of financial fair play. However, about 10 players going to leave the club in the summer, which will leave Barcelona afloat.

Regarding the interest of Bayern - no confirmation from the club has been received. Munich is not accustomed to throwing money, so it is unlikely to make a deal with mattress for 70 million. But Manchester City may bite on a tempting offer.

According to the portal As, the Citizens want to arrange an exchange of Nicholas Otamendi for Rodri with a surcharge. The Argentine’s agent, who previously performed for Valencia, knocked down the price of his ward from 30 to 25 million euros. The player himself is interested in returning to Spain, so he will enter into such a deal. On the other hand, Atletico also need a central defender instead of Godin, who will leave the camp of the Indians in the summer.

Thus, Rodri should have thought about moving to Manchester, rather than to the capital of Catalonia. Given the competition among young midfielders in Barcelona, it will be extremely difficult for him to adapt even in his own championship. In England, he will replace Fernandinho, and also adapt easily thanks to David Silva, Aguero and other footballers who played in Spain.