Barcelona have unveiled Antoine Griezmann as their new No 7, forward of the 2020/2021 season.
The LaLiga membership confirmed this in a promo video posted on their social media and adopted by a voiceover that stated: “New wishes. New goals. Similar ambition. Welcome again quantity seven.”
Griezmann is ready to play a key underneath underneath Ronald Koeman, regardless of enduring an unimpressive debut marketing campaign on the Nou Camp.
The French ahead wore the No 17 shirt final season, however has now switched to No 7, which was vacant final marketing campaign and final worn by Philippe Coutinho, who’s presently with out a squad quantity.
Griezmann joined Barca from Atletico Madrid final 12 months for £108million, however might solely rating 15 targets in 48 appearances, because the membership completed the marketing campaign trophyless.
There had been options that Griezmann might go away, after Lionel Messi ended up staying on the membership. However his change in squad quantity is essentially the most sure signal he’s nonetheless very a lot a distinguished determine on the membership.
Nevertheless, it stays to be seen what occurs with Coutinho, who spent final season on mortgage at Bayern Munich.