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Some Arsenal fans discuss Barcelona duo following Griezmann announcement

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Some Arsenal fans discuss Barcelona duo following Griezmann announcement

Antoine Griezmann will leave Atletico Madrid this summer.

The French striker will bring to an end a five-year stint with the Spanish outfit, with the club informing supporters of his decision via Twitter.

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They uploaded a video of the 28-year-old paying tribute to the fans. He said (quoted by BBC Sport): “It’s been an incredible five years. Thank you for everything.

“I wanted to tell the fans who have always given me a lot of love that I have taken the decision to leave, to see other things, to have other challenges.”

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Griezmann has been tipped to join Barcelona this summer, with the Catalan giants rumoured to be wanting a long-term replacement for Luis Suarez, who is now 32.

Football fans far and wide began to speculate about Griezmann’s next move, and whether his transfer might trigger other deals.

Arsenal fans react

With Barcelona seemingly in pole position to sign the World Cup winner, a number of Arsenal fans wondered if that would mean either Ousmane Dembele or Malcom would potentially become available for a move.

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Both wingers – worth a combined £172 million (Malcom £36.5 million via BBC Sport and Dembele £135.5 million via BBC Sport) – have been linked with a move to the Emirates in the past, and some Gunners supporters couldn’t help but let the mind run wild:

 

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