JUST IN: Griezmann Signs New Atletico Madrid Contract Till 2021

Antoinne Griezmann has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid till 2021. A statement on the clubs website reads;

“Antoine Griezmann has renewed his contract with our club until the June 30th, 2021. The French striker extends his contractual relationship for one more season with the Atlético de Madrid.

Born in Mâcon, the 25 years old player has finished two excellent seasons in our team since he arrived in the season 2014-15 from Real Sociedad. In the first season as red and white player, he became the top scorer of the team with 25 goals in all the competitions, 22 of them are scored in the 37 matches of La Liga he played. In the second year, he outran his own record with 32 goals: 22 in the national league, 7 in the Champions League and 3 in the King’s Cup. Once again, he is the top scorer of our team.

Griezmann has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid
Griezmann has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid

Griezmann is very happy for the agreement: “I’m very satisfied, very happy to keep belonging to this family and this project. I want to improve every year, and the club, the coaches and my teammates can help me to reach this goal”.

The French player talks very positively about the work of our club in pursuit of raising the level: “the club wants to keep the level as high as possible and we have to give everything to continue growing. I hope we can keep this way and continue with this progression”.

Antoine is very straight about the goals for the next season: “Personally I’d like to score more goals, have more time and matches to play, assist more… My goal is always to be better than the last season. At the collective level we are looking for doing better than the last year as well”.

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Griezmann considers that, for achieving these goals, is very important the ongoing task of maintaining the group’s structure: “It’s essential to continue keeping the important players, with the coach. We’re lucky to be in this club that wants to improve and reach the top and help us keep growing”.

And he doesn’t forget about the fans, who are so important to our team: “I can only thank them for all the support they’re always giving to the team, and ask them to keep supporting us like they’ve done until this moment. From my behalf, let them know that I’ll keep giving the best of me in the field as a way to thank them for all the affection they show me”.

On his behalf, José Luis Pérez Caminero views favourably the extension of the contract of Antoine Griezmann: “I think it’s a fantastic news for all the atléticos because it’s about an excellent player, one of the best footballers in that position, who has already proved his magnificent quality during his two first seasons with us, and he also has a huge margin for growth. He’s very beloved and appreciated by our coach and his teammates, and admired by the fans, who will surely feeling very happy today with this announcement. The club has a solid intention of keeping all the key players and Antoine is one of them, so we must congratulate ourselves for this renewal”.
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