Barca reassure Griezmann: "We are counting on you"
The tense relationship between Setién and Griezmann has fuelled all kinds of speculation about his future. There are those who see him outside the Camp Nou.
But the Barcelona board are delighted with him. According to 'L'Équipe', they have reportedly already made Griezmann know.
The French newspaper affirms that Eric Abidal has reportedly spoken with the sister and agent of the player. He has given her a message with regards to the attacker's situation: "We are counting on Griezmann".
Barca want him to stay. They are counting on him ahead of the future. He is a key piece in the short term and long term project.
With these words, they would have wanted to get rid of certain information that assured that the club was already working on his exit. According to the Italian press, Barca have reportedly offered him to Juventus.
Setién benching him didn't sit too well with Griezmann, who started against Villarreal and starred for them. It was his best day as a Barca player. And that is the Griezmann they want to see at FC Barcelona for a long long time.