On Saturday 21-11-2020, Atletico Madrid will take on FC Barcelona for the 10th day of La Liga. The Colchoneros’ coach Diego Simeone will be reunited with his former player, Antoine Griezmann (29 years old, 7 games and 2 goals in La Liga this season). And the Argentinian technician refused to comment on the Frenchman’s delicate situation with the Blaugrana.
“I have a strong personal affection for Antoine. It is not appropriate to comment on what is happening with him in Barcelona. These are questions for his coach,” dodged Simeone at a press conference.
For his part, Atletico president Enrique Cerezo opened the door on Thursday to Griezmann’s return in the future.
Atletico, Cerezo for a return of Griezmann
Even if Koke closed the door to him (see the brief of Tuesday 10/11), Enrique Cerezo has good memories of Antoine Griezmann (29 years old, 7 games and 2 goals in La Liga this season). Aware of the French striker’s difficulties at FC Barcelona, the president of Atletico Madrid remains attentive to his situation.
“When he left, I told him sincerely, ‘I hope they treat you as well as they do at Atletico’. If they do? I don’t know, he arrived at a club in trouble. But Barça has a fantastic team. When things go wrong, everyone suffers. I hope the situation will improve quickly. Griezmann is one of the three best players in Europe. He proved it with Atletico and France”, explained the Spanish manager in remarks taken up by AS.