Sunday March 24 2019
Telefoot: Umtiti calls on Griezmann to join Barcelona

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti believes French team mate Antoine Griezmann would fit right in at the Nou Camp, should he leave Atletico Madrid this summer.

The pair are currently away on international duty with Didier Deschamps' side and Umtiti told a Telefoot interview that he would be delighted if Griezmann made his widely rumoured move to Catalonia.

"I would be glad if Griezmann came to Barcelona, as he has a place here.

"But I have not spoken with him about it."

The former Real Sociedad forward was widely reported to be considering a bid from Barcelona before last summer's World Cup, however he eventually opted to sign a new deal at the Wanda Metropolitano.

However his reportedly considering his future again, after a difficult spell with Diego Simeone's side, as they were eliminated from the Champions League by Juventus and dropped ten points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona in the title race. 

Football Italia website