Antoine Griezmann has been urged to reduce his losses and leave Barcelona by previous France left-back Bixente Lizarazu.
After joining Barca from Atletico Madrid for EUR120million in July 2019, Griezmann scored 15 goals in 48 looks in all games last season– his even worse return since 2012-13 with Real Sociedad.
The 29-year-old attacker balanced one LaLiga goal every 285 minutes for the Blaugrana, method below his best return of one every 112 mins for Atletico in 2014-15.
He has been singing about his disappointment at playing on the right wing since Ronald Koeman took over as Barca trainer in August and also just played eight minutes off the bench in the 3-1 Clasico defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday, having been an extra substitute in the midweek thrashing of Ferencvaros.
World Cup-winning left-back Lizarazu believes Griezmann, that is supposedly established for a fresh contract at Camp Nou, need to seek to proceed prior to his situation wears away any type of further.
” Griezmann is wonderful. He’s a very, very good player and he’s superb for France. Yet he isn’t in all for Barcelona. This is a real problem,” Lizarazu said on Telefoot on Sunday.
” He went to Barcelona with a desire for playing with Lionel Messi, but however there is no technological relationship in between the two.
” He can not locate his setting, he can no more player football with Barca. It’s a crisis of confidence.
” At some point it is much better to remove your hand than your arm. Do not think twice to leave when you can not find your place.
” It’s been 18 months, not simply two … the scenario is truly critical.”
Griezmann and also Messi are yet to develop a solitary possibility for one another in LaLiga this season, though the Barca captain has supplied one key pass each to Francisco Trincao and Gerard Pique, two to Ansu Fati and also 3 to Philippe Coutinho.
They have actually additionally combined on just 23 passes, with Messi having shared a lot more with Fati (35 ), Frenkie de Jong (39 ), Jordi Alba (47 ), Sergi Roberto (54 ), Coutinho (55) and also Sergio Busquets (109 ).