By Saheed Ibrahim
Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmannhas described Athletico Madrid’s angry response to his transfer as “a pity”.
Griezmannjoined Barcathis week after the Catalans met his 120m Eurobuyout clause.
Atleticohowever complained Barcelona and Griezmannhad negotiated the deal before the buy-out price dropped from 200 million Euros at the start of July.
Reports in the Spanish media over the weekend claimed Athleticowere planning to go to FIFA to demand more payment fromBarcelona for the striker.
The Frenchinternational,who scored 133 goals in 257 appearances for Atletico,having joined them from Real Sociedadin 2014, met his new teammates yesterday and will wear the number 17 shirt at his new club.