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Atletico boss shoots Barcelona over Griezmann interest

Atletico Madrid boss Miguel Angel Gil Marin assaulted Barcelona on Tuesday over their quest for exceptionally prized striker Antoine Griezmann, saying he was "bolstered up" with the Catalan club's state of mind. 
Marin issued his emphatic censure hours after a Spanish radio station detailed that Barcelona were ready to pay the French global's 100 million-euro discharge condition. 
The Atletico CEO said the club's position was clear. 
"Not once have we consulted for Griezmann nor do we have any goal to do as such," he said in an announcement issued on the group's legitimate site. 
"A couple of months back, I for one communicated to Barcelona's leader that our player isn't available to be purchased nor are we going to offer him," he proceeded. 
"In the meantime, I let him realize that his wrong lead was against the respectability of the opposition… " 
The vulnerability over Griezmann's future couldn't have come at a more regrettable time for Atletico as they plan for one week from now's Europa League last against Marseille. 
Marin included: "We're tired of Barcelona's mentality. 
"That a president, player and a board part talk the way they've done about the eventual fate of a player with a current contract and only a couple of days before debating an European last, is a flat out absence of regard towards Atletico." 
He said Atletico would request pay from Barcelnoa should "the player practiced his entitlement to invalidate his agreement because of their weight all through the season". 
He completed off by announcing "that's the last straw. I trust this announcement fills its need and that us Atletico fans can appreciate this minute and set ourselves up for a last like we should." 
Marin's request taken after a report by Cadena Cope radio station that "Barcelona have revealed to Atletico Madrid they will pay Antonie Griezmann's get out statement. Furthermore, Atletico know the player will leave toward the finish of the season". 
That came after Atletico president Enrique Cerezo declined to illuminate Griezmann's future after household media proposed Cerezo had met the player for supper in an offer to influence the Frenchman to remain at Atletico, with the guarantee of a guard new contract. 
Cerezo has denied meeting Griezmann for talks however the Atletico president was additionally not conclusive on the 27-year-old's future. 
"I can disclose to you a certain something: Antoine Griezmann is an Atletico Madrid player starting today," Cerezo said. 
"I can't disclose to you whatever else on the grounds that I don't know whatever else." 
Barca were constrained in January to deny openly they had concurred an arrangement to sign Griezmann, who has shown he needs his future settled before the beginning of the World Cup. 
Barca mentor Ernesto Valverde on Tuesday portrayed Griezmann as an "extraordinary player". 
"In any case, we must be extremely careful about saying anything in regards to a player that isn't our own and ensuring we regard our adversaries," he included.

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