Barca and Atletico sign peace agreement over Griezmann dispute

Judgment had been passed regarding the dispute between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid regarding Antoine Griezmann a month ago. Despite this, peace had not been made between the two parties until now, according to El Mundo.

The Blaugrana completed the deal for the French superstar back in July, triggering his €120M ($135M) release clause to put an end to what had been a prolonged transfer saga. However, shortly afterward, his former employers lodged a complaint regarding his move.

Los Rojiblancos stated that an agreement had been reached with the player not in July, but during the springtime when the attacker’s release clause stood at €200M. The Spanish FA ruled in Atletico’s favor but the punishment for the Catalan giants was a mere €300 fine, which did not please the Madrid giants.

However, the two clubs have closed that chapter after coming to an agreement. The report states (as per Marca) that Barcelona will pay Griezmann’s former club approximately $17M. Furthermore, the defending Liga champions have earned the right for five of Simeone’s players, including Jose Gimenez and Saul, though this merely means they will be given the right to match any bid made for the agreed up players.

Both clubs will be in action in the Champions League this week. Atletico Madrid will take to the pitch first, hosting Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday. Messi and Co. will be in action 24 hours later in an away clash with Slavia Praha on Wednesday.

Atlético Madrid vs Bayer Leverkusen Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Tuesday 22 October 12:55pm ET / 5:55pm BST / 6:55pm CET
Stadium: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid)
Australia: Optus Sport
Canada: DAZN
France: RMC Sport 2, RMC Sport en direct
Germany: DAZN, TeleClub Sport Live
Indonesia: SCTV, Vidio
Malaysia: beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Select, Ziggo Sport 14
Nigeria: DStv Now, SuperSport 5 Africa, Canal+ Sport 2 Afrique
Portugal: Eleven Sports 1 Portugal
Spain: Movistar Liga de Campeones 1, Movistar+, Mitele Plus
Turkey: Digiturk Play, beIN Sports 2 Turkey, beIN CONNECT Turkey
United Kingdom: BT Sport 1, BT Sport Live
United States: TNT USA, Watch TNT, B/R Live, TUDN USA, Univision NOW, UniMás, TUDN en Vivo, fuboTV

Slavia Praha vs Barcelona Broadcast Information

Kick-off time: Wednesday 23 October 3:00pm ET / 8:00pm BST / 9:00pm CET
Stadium: Sinobo Stadium (Praha)
Australia: Optus Sport
Canada: DAZN
Czech Republic: O2 TV
France: RMC Sport en direct
Germany: DAZN, TeleClub Sport Live
Indonesia: Vidio, SCTV, UseeTV
Malaysia: beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Voetbal
Nigeria: SuperSport 6 Africa, Canal+ Sport Afrique, DStv Now
Portugal: Eleven Sports 2 Portugal
Spain: Mitele Plus, Movistar+, Movistar Liga de Campeones
Turkey: Idman TV, beIN SPORTS MAX 1, beIN CONNECT Turkey, Digiturk Play
United Kingdom: BT Sport 3, BT Sport Live
United States: B/R Live, UniMás, Univision NOW, fuboTV, TUDN en Vivo, TUDN USA

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