The previous France worldwide has urged his fellow countryman to hunt a switch away from Camp Nou
Antoine Griezmann “not is aware of the way to play soccer” with Barcelona, in response to Bixente Lizarazu.
Griezmann’s profession trajectory has stalled since his €120 million (£109m/$142m) transfer to Barca from Atletico Madrid in July 2019.
The Frenchman scored 133 targets in 257 video games for Diego Simeone’s aspect at Wanda Metropolitano, however has thus far been unable to copy that prolific type at Camp Nou.
He solely managed to search out the online in 15 of his 48 outings for Barca final season, and his struggles in the final third have continued at the start of the 2020-21 campaign.
Griezmann misplaced his place in Ronald Koeman’s beginning XI after failing to attain in 4 successive Liga begins, with Lionel Messi and Ansu Fati tasked with main the road forward of him through the 5-1 Champions League win over Ferencvaros on Tuesday.
The World Cup winner completed the match as an unused substitute and located himself again on the bench when Barca welcomed Real Madrid to Camp Nou for the primary Clasico encounter of the season on Saturday.
Griezmann was unable to have an effect on the sport after approaching for Fati eight minutes from time, with the Blancos ultimately running out 3-1 winners to maneuver two factors clear on the prime of La Liga.
Former France worldwide Lizarazu thinks his compatriot has misplaced his id as a participant since shifting to Barcelona, and has suggested him to go away the membership in an effort to get his profession again on observe.
“He not is aware of the way to play soccer with the Barca jersey. He not finds his place,” Lizarazu advised Telefoot.
“While you lose your soccer at this level, it’s higher to go. It has been eighteen months, so it is impacting his head, and the state of affairs is de facto essential for him.”
Koeman will now begin making ready his aspect for a visit to Turin to face Juventus within the Champions League on Wednesday, which is able to see Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo lock horns for the primary time because the latter’s transfer to the Allianz Stadium from Madrid in 2018.
Griezmann will hope to power his means again into the Dutchman’s line up for that conflict, earlier than Barca’s consideration switches to an away fixture towards Alaves three days later.