Two ways Griezmann to Barcelona gives Tottenham Hotspur a transfer boost

Antoine Griezmann of Atletico de Madrid saves on a header during the La Liga match between Club Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on December 2,...

Tottenham can benefit from Antoine Griezmann's expected transfer to Barcelona.

Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final second leg match between Atletico Madrid  and Arsenal FC at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on May 3, 2018 in...

Antoine Griezmann announcing his intent to leave Atletico Madrid will have knock on effects around Europe in the transfer market this summer.

The Guardian report a £108 million move to Barcelona is most likely. This could have a knock on effect for Tottenham in two ways. 

Here is a look at two ways Tottenham can benefit from Griezmann heading to Barcelona.

Andre Gomes

Andre Gomes of Everton during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on November 11, 2018 in London, England.

The Sun reported this week that Spurs are close to a £35 million agreement with Barcelona to sign Andre Gomes.

Gomes has been on loan at Everton over the past season.

Barcelona need funds to finance the Gomes deal and balance the books and shifting their unwanted players is key to this.

The chance to sign Griezmann means Tottenham could secure Gomes quickly.



Griezmann moving to Barcelona would be bad news for long term Tottenham target Malcom.

The Brazilian only made five La Liga starts in his debut La Liga season.

The Mail reported in January how Spurs were keen on the winger, who decided to stay put and complete his debut season in Spain.

His playing time did not pick up, if anything it decreased in the second half of the season. Griezmann signing would make his task even tougher, and boost Tottenham's hopes of landing him.

Malcom before the week 8 of La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Mestalla Stadium in Valencia, Spain on October 7, 2018.

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