NEWS
Tuesday June 11 2019
Atletico Madrid want Ante Rebic as Griezmann replacement

Atletico Madrid could turn their attentions to Eintracht Frankfurt winger Ante Rebic, once Antoine Griezmann leaves the club.

French international Griezmann confirmed in the final weeks of the 2019-20 season that he intended to the leave the Wanda Metropolitano this summer, with the club will to release him provided his €120m release clause is met.

According to reports in German newspaper Bild, Diego Simeone is looking at Rebic as a replacement for Griezmann, as he look to rebuild his side following some key departures.

Rebic signed a four-year deal with the Bundesliga side at the start of the 2018-19 campaign after leaving Serie A club Fiorentina, following a season long in Frankfurt in 2017-18.

He has impressed in his first full season at the club, forming an excellent partnership with Luka Jovic - who has since joined Real Madrid - with interest also coming in from Inter Milan.

Frankfurt are set to demand in excess of €45m for the Croatian international, after holding out for €60 for Jovic, but Atletico can afford that with the money the Griezmann sale will 

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