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Confirmed: Griezmann Signs New Atletico Deal

France international Antoine Griezmann has extended his stay at Atletico Madrid, snubbing interest from FC Barcelona despite the likes of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez urging him to sign for the Catalan club.

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The Spanish club announced on Monday evening that the 27-year-old had signed a new deal until 2023. 

The player was heavily linked with Spanish giants Barca before committing himself to Atletico, whom he joined from Real Sociedad in 2014.

The Frenchman has scored 112 goals and assisted a further 40 strikes for the club in 209 games for the Rojiblancos so far.

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Left-back Lucas Hernandez has also extended his contract at Atletico, with his now expiring in 2024.

Do you think Griezmann made the right decision in rejecting Barca? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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