Atletico Madrid Step Up Efforts to Sign Cristiano Ronaldo

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After Antoine Griezmann’s loan move from Barcelona, Atletico Madrid are stepping up their efforts to sign the Portuguese international. It seems that Griezmann could be a potential replacement for the player, who has been linked with a move to PSG. In addition, Atletico are hopeful that Ronaldo would consider a move to their team, despite his high wages.

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Antoine Griezmann is on loan at Atletico from Barcelona

Antoine Griezmann is on loan at Spanish club Atletico Madrid until the summer of 2023. The deal between Atletico and Barcelona sees the French forward spend that season in Madrid. The loan deal will cost Atletico 40 million euros and Barcelona will have to wait until 2023 to recoup that money. Atletico will have to pay Griezmann’s salary for two seasons. Atletico have an option to make the loan permanent if he plays 45 minutes in 50 percent of Atletico’s games. Until then, he must play in at least half of the club’s matches.

After being linked with a move to Liverpool, Griezmann had been expected to take the centre stage when Lionel Messi left. However, Atletico see it as better business to get Griezmann’s wages out of the way. Last season, Griezmann helped Atletico to win the La Liga and was touted to replace Joao Felix. The move, however, did not materialise.

After spending two disappointing seasons with Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann is on loan at his former club. During his previous spell with Atletico, he scored 133 goals in 257 games. Despite his poor form, the Frenchman is proving to be an effective signing for Atletico Madrid. In three seasons with the club, he won the Europa League and UEFA Super Cup and appeared in the Champions League final in 2016.

Atletico Madrid would like to keep him for another year, however. In fact, the club is prepared to pay this price if Griezmann plays more than 50 percent of Atletico’s games. Whether he stays in Spain or returns to Barcelona is a separate issue. If he stays at the club for a year, Atletico will have to wait until 2023 to pay the rest of his contract.

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Meanwhile, Barcelona have signed Luuk de Jong on loan from Sevilla, with a possible option of making it permanent. The move is being seen as a way for Barcelona to meet the Financial Fair Play parameters. Taking a cut in wages is an important step towards achieving the LFP. After completing the transfer, Barcelona can then bring back Sergio Aguero from LFP.

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Griezmann has been offered to PSG

Antoine Griezmann has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain after the club rejected his offer for a permanent move. The Frenchman was a World Cup winner with Atletico, but the club hasn’t been able to win the league since. With Barcelona and PSG poised to dominate Ligue 1 and the UCL, the move is likely to be attractive for both parties. Griezmann has stated that leaving Atletico was a tough decision, but the mass exodus from the Wanda stadium may have eased his mind.

The French club are willing to pay a fee for Griezmann. PSG are not willing to pay that amount as Griezmann’s current contract runs until 2023. Atletico will need to clear space in their wage bill in order to sign Ronaldo. PSG, however, have not shown a keen interest in Griezmann. However, if they do, they will surely sign Griezmann, regardless of the wages he would receive in Paris.

The French side have a long list of targets for the 21-year-old. While Griezmann has been a sensation in Europe with 116 goals and 43 assists in four seasons, he has also become a key player for the French national team. This summer, he helped his country win the FIFA World Cup. The striker is not only a clinical goalscorer, but he’s also an attacking forward with superb dead-ball delivery.

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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have become rivals in the race to sign Antoine Grizmann. The Catalan club have long targeted the player, but Antoine Griezmann’s representatives have met with PSG last week. In the past, Barcelona were the frontrunners to sign Griezmann, but Paris Saint-Germain were the first to step up their efforts to sign the French winger. However, despite this, PSG now join the race.

Atletico have started the procedures to defend Griezmann’s legitimate rights and interests. It’s possible that the club may go to FIFA to argue their case. It is worth noting that Griezmann won the Segunda Division with Real Sociedad in his first season and later won the UEFA Europa League. In addition to his La Liga title, Griezmann was also nominated for a Ballon d’Or. After a season of success, he’s also been nominated for a Ballon d’Or and Best FIFA Men’s Player.

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Ronaldo is’receptive’ to a move to Atletico

There are rumors that Atletico Madrid are monitoring Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation. Manager Diego Simeone is looking for a new striker to replace Luis Suarez, who has left the club. Although there are many benefits to Atletico Madrid, Ronaldo may have his doubts. The club has no Champions League football next season and is not in the Premier League, but Simeone’s desire to win La Liga and qualify for UEFA Champions League is strong enough.

According to the Spanish newspaper Marca, Atletico Madrid has made contact with the Portuguese forward’s representatives. They are not interested in selling Ronaldo, but the club would have to stretch its finances to make the deal happen. Diego Simeone has impressed Ronaldo with his willingness to work with him. Simeone was Ronaldo’s rival at Real Madrid and has already expressed his desire to work with the former Manchester United player again.

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The club is open to a move, but the player’s wage demands would be reduced by up to 30 per cent. Moreover, Atletico Madrid’s budget would be squeezed if they signed Ronaldo. The club is expected to sell at least EUR40m worth of players before signing the Portuguese superstar. However, if it fails, Atletico Madrid may have to sell some of their own players to fund the transfer.

The club has offered Antoine Griezmann and Matheus Cunha to make room for the new signing. Atletico also have a €50m wage budget and have been linked with several clubs. The Portuguese international has previously played for rival Real Madrid and Atletico want to clear up the debt. It’s possible to convince Ronaldo to move to Atletico as it would offer him a new challenge in a rival league.

Manchester United are open to the idea of moving Cristiano Ronaldo on loan to Atletico for the 2022/23 season. They are also willing to sell Antoine Griezmann, who is currently under contract with Barcelona. However, the deal could fall through as Griezmann is already preparing to enter his second season of his loan from Barcelona, and Atletico will have to pay him a further EUR40m to make it a permanent deal.

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Ronaldo’s wages are a problem for Atletico

Atletico Madrid are struggling to meet Ronaldo’s demands and have placed Antoine Griezmann on a transfer list. Although the Frenchman has attracted interest from a host of top European clubs, his wages would put Atleti at a disadvantage. However, the club must raise PS34m to make the deal plausible. If Atletico cannot afford to sign Ronaldo, they would have to sell some players to cover the cost.

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The Portuguese international is expected to cost around EUR80million per season, so Atletico will have to pay a hefty fee to sign him. If Atletico cannot afford to pay Ronaldo’s wages, Griezmann’s transfer is unlikely to happen. Aside from Ronaldo, Atletico may be able to free up some money by releasing Griezmann’s contract. The French forward was signed by Barcelona for EUR120m three years ago but returned to Atletico on loan last summer. This deal also includes an obligation to make the move permanent for EUR40m in the summer of 2023.

Despite the massive wages and high-profile status, Atletico could still sign Cristiano Ronaldo. However, Simeone has already signed Matheus Cunha as his number nine, and appears to be confident in his selection for the season. Ronaldo’s record of scoring 18 goals and providing three assists for Manchester United last season makes him a great choice for the team. The striker is 37 years old and is still in excellent physical condition.

Real Madrid’s new gross salary of $64 million is in line with the club’s budget. However, he will earn an extra $10 million each year through commercial deals. The new deal is also worth about $66 million, which is significantly less than what he earned before joining the club. Atletico Madrid’s finances are strained, putting them further behind their rivals.

While Atletico are keen to sign Ronaldo, Atletico have to find a way to make the deal financially viable. Despite the huge wages, Simeone is keen to work with the former Manchester United player. He is aware of the club’s rivalry with Real Madrid and is keen to join them. If he ends up signing for Atletico, he could endanger the reputation of the former Real Madrid player at Atletico.

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