'Touching the trophy' curse strikes again in Europa League final?

Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann

The France global, 27, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano this summer and showed his class as Atleti ran out comfortable 3-0 winners in Lyon.

Gil Marin last week said in a statement regarding Griezmann published on Atletico's official website that they were "fed up with Barcelona's attitude", and accused the Nou Camp outfit of showing "an absolute lack of respect" towards Atleti with recent comments about the player.

"He is human and we must respect his decision".

The 25-year-old helped Los Rojiblancos to a second-place finish in La Liga and is in line for the Zamora Trophy, but admits he still does not know where his future lies.

"I am not optimistic or pessimistic".

Former Liverpool midfielder Luis Garcia told fans three years ago: "I can't remember who it was, but someone at the front of our line when walking out was shouting "they touched the trophy, they touched the trophy".

Antoine Griezmann
GETTYAntoine Griezmann scored twice in Atletico's Europa League final success

"Let's hope today's performance convinces him to stay with us". "He's a lad who has given so much", Simeone said.

"It is not the moment to talk about my future, I must enjoy having won a trophy, and celebrate it with the fans,"Griezmann said".

Captain Gabi's late strike rubber-stamped Atletico's third Europa League triumph since 2010 and gave Griezmann, who has been the LaLiga club's leading scorer in every season since joining in 2014, his first major trophy with the team.

Percentage of Atletico's 93 goals that have directly involved Griezmann (29 goals, 13 assists) this season. "This competition has given us a lot".

Says media with reference to Catalan newspaper Sport, Barcelona are willing to pay Atletico the amount that exceeds 100 million euros, which from 1 July will be activated in his contract as compensation.

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