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According to reports Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has reportedly reject a new contract with the Spanish club.
The France international, who been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal and Barcelona, has a €100m (£88m) release clause written into his current deal.
According to leading Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague, it still remains unclear whether the La Liga club will return to the player with an improved offer.
Balague told Sky Sport News:
“I am hearing that Griezmann has rejected a renewal offer from Atletico Madrid. Let’s see if they put another one on the table, but as things stand Barca are in pole position to sign him.
“With Griezmann under contract, Barca cannot agree anything with him yet, but they are willing to match his €100m release clause. Griezmann even knows exactly what Barca will pay him, but no agreement has been reached just yet.”
The La Liga club recently secured thier place in the final of the Europa League be beating Arsenal on 2-1 aggregate in the semi-finals.