Barcelona had recently signed Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for about a reported sum of 120 million. This surely hasn’t gone down well with their star footballer Lionel Messi, who holds a tad bit of an influence on the club owing to his stature. Now, as per reports, the Barcelona star is angry with the club for signing Antoine Griezmann especially when Neymar Jr is available in the transfer market. Just after Copa America 2019, Lionel Messi left for a vacation and now when he is back, he has questioned the decision of the club. Lionel Messi Snubs Antonio Griezmann’s Handshake During Barcelona’s Clash Against Arsenal (Watch Video).
Messi and Neymar have played together at the La Paula and is quite aware of his strengths that could boost the side. According to him, the money spent on Griezmann could have been effectively used for getting Neymar into the squad. The swap deal between PSG, (Paris Saint-Germain) and Barcelona would only mean that they would lose big names from the squad. Apparently, the five time Ballon de’ Or winner is also questioning the signing of Junior Firpo, especially when Argentine star Nicolas Tagliafico was also available as an option.
Not a long time ago we told you that Lionel Messi gave a cold shoulder to Antoine Griezmann while he made his way out in the dugout. While walking back, Griezmann shook hands with the players and Messi ignored the same. The former Atletico Madrid player sat beside Messi for quite a long time but the star footballer did not even bother to look at him.