Atlético Madrid are trying to sell the player to Barcelona in order to sign a contract with Ronaldo.

British newspaper The Times has reported that Atlético Madrid are currently considering selling French striker Antoine Griezmann, on loan from Barcelona, ​​in order to be able to sign Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Atlético Madrid must cut their payroll to comply with the financial rules set by the Spanish League for their clubs in order to register new players.

And The Times pointed out that Atlético Madrid offered to sell Griezmann to several clubs, although he is still a Paris Saint-Germain-led Barcelona player, but the club does not welcome the idea of ​​selling Griezmann. contract with the striker of the French national team.

Recently, several press reports have suggested that Ronaldo is looking to leave Manchester United this summer due to his desire to play for one of the clubs participating in the next European Champions League draw, in which the Red Devils are absent.

Notably, 31-year-old Antoine Griezmann left Atlético Madrid for Barcelona in the summer of 2019, but returned to Wanda Metropolitano last summer on a two-season loan with a mandatory €40m buyout.

As such, Atlético need to activate the buy clause before the scheduled summer 2023 date before reselling the player to facilitate a deal with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Source: media

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