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FC Barcelona News: 13 July 2019; Barcelona Confirm Antoine Griezmann Transfer, Three Kickoff Times Announced

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Barça sign Antoine Griezmann | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona has paid the 120 million euro buyout clause to release Antoine Griezmann from Atlético Madrid. The player will sign a contract with his new club for the next five seasons, through to 30 June 2024, with a buyout clause of 800 million euros.

Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona: Atletico Madrid dispute move over release clause | Sky Sports
Barcelona released a statement on Friday afternoon claiming they had signed the 28-year-old after meeting the £108m buyout clause needed to terminate his contract with Atletico Madrid. However, Atletico responded stating that the money paid was not enough, claiming that Griezmann had agreed to move to the Nou Camp before July 1, when his £180m release clause was slashed down to £108m.

Atletico Madrid to take Barcelona to court on Antoine Griezmann deal | Football Espana
Atletico Madrid have confirmed they will take legal action on Barcelona’s signing of Antoine Griezmann and will request a further €80m. Blagurana club officials paid his €120m release clause at La Liga headquarters in Madrid earlier today, and the defending La Liga champions have since released an official statement confirming the deal.

Griezmann becomes third most expensive signing in Barça’s history | Sport
Antoine Griezmann became Barcelona’s latest signing on Friday but he is not the most expensive player the Catalan club have ever signed. Griezmann, 28, becomes the third most costly player the Spanish champions have bought, beaten by Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele.

The schedule for Griezmann’s presentation | FC Barcelona
Here are the details for the weekend as Barça unveil the French striker.

10 things you should know about Griezmann | FC Barcelona
As a child, like almost every child, he wanted to get an autograph or a photograph from his favourite players. Griezmann was impressed by the footballer, Sonny Anderson, who had come to France after passing through FC Barcelona. The Brazilian had dazzled Antoine.

How much do you know about FC Barcelona’s French players? | FC Barcelona
Antoine Griezmann joins the list of 20 French players who have played for FC Barcelona. From the second half of the 90s, 13 of them wore the blaugrana shirt. Test yourself with this quiz that remembers some of the French football players at Barça!

2019/20 preseason begins on Sunday | FC Barcelona
Work will begin with the routine medical and fitness examinations, which won’t be necessary in the case of the new signings, who have already done the tests and won’t be reporting for duty until the day after, Monday 15, when Ernesto Valverde will be ready to run the first training session at 9.30am.

First three league fixtures have kick off times confirmed | FC Barcelona
The Spanish Football League has announced the kick off times for the first three games of the 2019/20 La Liga season. FC Barcelona begin the defence of their league title with a visit to San Mamés in Bilbao to take on Athletic Club on Friday 16 August at 9.00pm CEST. Last season’s fixture between the two teams ended goalless in the Basque Country.

Agreement with CD Tenerife for transfer of Adrián Ortolá | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and CD Tenerife have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Adrián Ortolá. FC Barcelona would like to publicly thank Adrián Ortolà for his commitment and dedication and the club wishes him all the best for the future.