And Manchester United will turn their attentions to Gareth Bale and Mesut Ozil as they look to make a super star signing.
Griezmann, 26, has always been linked with a move to Barcelona and Manchester United and could well have headed to Old Trafford, if the Los Rojiblancos didn't have a transfer ban imposed on them this past summer.
Bartomeu shared a meal with Griezmann's sister, who helps manage the 26-year-old's affairs, and his parents in Barcelona.
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Barca are reported to have already held talks regarding a possible deal on the back of that admission, with Alba among those at Camp Nou to have welcomed the links to a proven performer. "If I have hurt anyone, I apologise".
"If Bartomeu met with Griezmann's family as the newspapers say, then there may well have been an approach", Guillermo Amor told Movistar. "Though, I don't know anything for sure".
The Catalan club are yet to make official with Atletico over activating Griezmann's release clause but Mundo Deportivo understands there should be no problem there, with the two club's sharing a good relationship.
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"In the case of Griezmann, there are many players with whom one can be talking and engaging in some kind of relationship in case there is an opportunity".
"It's our obligation to have contacts with players". Spanish giants Barcelona are also thought to be interested.
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