Pitch Dish

Griezmann Forgoes Spurs and Signs with Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann will be going to Atlético Madrid for a reported £24m, ending Tottenham’s chances of signing the young French winger.

Griezmann, who impressed for France during the World Cup, scored 16 goals for Real Sociedad last season and had attracted a host of suitors, including the new Spurs manager, Mauricio Pochettino.

The La Liga champions have won the race, however, having reportedly met the release clause in the 23-year-old’s contract, and announced on their official club website: “Atlético Madrid and Real Sociedad have reached an agreement for the transfer of Antoine Griezmann.

“The young French footballer will sign a contract with our teams once he passes his medical.”

Read More: clubatleticodemadrid.com

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