Griezmann is already in the deep end. Less than a week after his return to training with the Colchoneros, Antoine Griezmann starts this Sunday for the match against Espanyol Barcelona (2 pm). Aligned alongside Luis Suarez in the 5-3-2 set up by Diego Simeone, the Macénnais regains habits he had known well during his first visit to the Spanish capital, in Stumbling in the middle in a two-headed attack. The former Barcelona player will therefore find his former attacking partner at FC Barcelona, ​​them who had evolved together during the 2018-2019 season.

While the Spanish press had long launched the debate on possible friction between the two players during their Barcelona adventure, the Uruguayan had made a point of reassuring everyone about his relations with the new number 8 from Atlético. “Griezmann? Absolutely wrong that LÃ © and I have a bad relationship with him. On the contrary. We often went to Antoine and came to his house. We weren’t going to contradict every rumor. We decided. To ignore “, explained Luis Suarez in remarks relayed by Onda Cero.

In the meantime, the two attackers are expected on the lawn of the Cornellà -El Prat Stadium to confirm the good start to the season of the Colchoneros, currently 6th in La Liga with two wins and a draw since the start of the season. The reigning Spanish champions will need to build up their confidence before the start of their Champions League campaign, which begins this Wednesday with the reception of FC Porto.