Griezmann insists his future is only at Barcelona

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Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann continues to be linked with a move away but has stressed his desire to stay at the club.

Antoine Griezmann has questioned why he continues to be linked with a move away from Barcelona as he reiterated his desire to remain at the club.

The France international endured an underwhelming debut campaign with Barça after arriving from Atlético Madrid in a €120million transfer last year.

Struggled out of position
He registered 15 goals in all competitions but was often played out of position and struggled to earn a regular place in the side in the closing stages of the season.

Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and former club Atlético have all been tipped to move for Griezmann, but the forward has no desire to leave Barcelona.

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“Is my future is at Barça? Yes. I don’t know why people invent destinations to see if one day they will be right,” he told French outlet M6.

“I am very well there. I know I have the confidence of the club and the coach so I am well. It has been a very complicated season for all of us but now we start again.”

Contract runs until 2023-24 season
Griezmann, under contract with Barça until the end of the 2023-24 campaign, scored for France on Tuesday to draw level with Zinedine Zidane as the nation’s fifth all-time top scorer.

The 29-year-old has 31 goals for the world champions, putting him behind only David Trezeguet, Olivier Giroud, Michel Platini and Thierry Henry, who struck 51 times for Les Blues.


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