Antoine Griezmann gets autographs from France 1998 World Cup heroes

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   France's Antoine Griezmann smiles as he answers journalists questions

The 27-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to La Liga champions Barcelona, but he may yet remain at Atletico.

Atletico are also working on enticing Griezmann to stay by agreeing a deal in principle on Tuesday to sign his France teammate Thomas Lemar from Monaco.

A statement on Atletico's website confirmed the clubs will work over the next few days to complete the transfer.

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Last season, Antoine Griezmann was superb for Atletico Madrid after helping the Spanish club to win the 2017/18 Europa League title.

After announcing a press conference for Tuesday afternoon, it seemed that he was set to announce where he will play next season, only to opt against it.

Antoine Griezmann gets autographs from France 1998 World Cup heroes

Earlier on Tuesday, Griezmann said he has made a decision on his future but refused to clarify where he will play next season when speaking to reporters at France's World Cup camp in Russian Federation.

France won the 1998 World Cup on home soil in a memorable tournament.

Of course, if he was staying at Atleti, why wouldn't he just come out and say it now if he's already made his decision?

Griezmann is contracted at Atletico - the club he joined in 2014 - until 2022, but Barcelona are reportedly prepared to trigger his €100million release clause.

But, according to "Canal + Francia", Griezmann has chose to stay with Atletico and lead the club's project. And Griezmann is one of them.

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