Griezmann has spoken clearly about his future once his contract with Barça ends in 2024. The forward, now focused on the French team in the midst of the European Championship, has granted an interview to the newspaper ‘Le Figaro’, where he has assured that he would like to play in MLS: “My contract with Barcelona is until June 2024 and after that I think it will be the right time to go to the United States.”
In the interview, the Frenchman details the reasons for this decision: “I love this country, this culture, the NBA and the desire to discover guides me. I would love to finish my career there.” In turn, he explained that if at some point he decides to cross the pondAt 32 or 33 years old, it will not be like a retirement for him, but he would go with the ambition of “being good on the field and winning the MLS, not looking like nothing on the field.”
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Since Griezmann joined the Barça team, the opinions generated around his game have not been positive. More questioned than praised, the forward has not finished showing all the potential that was assumed. The ‘7’ is fully aware of the noise around him and, therefore, although his intention is to terminate the contract with Barça -He still has three years left- he knows first-hand what the football market is like and in the interview in ‘Le Figaro’ he says: “I have to be attentive to my line, because at any moment I can slip …”.
This season, the second as culé, Griezmann has added 18 goals and has given 12 assists in 44 games played, improving the numbers of his first campaign: 15 goals and 4 assists in 44 games played.