Barcelona star Antoine Griezmann returns to Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann WILL be returning to Atletico Madrid on loan, according to Fabrizio Romano.

The Frenchman will stay at the club until June 2022 with an option to buy for £34.3million.

When the move becomes permanent, Griezmann will be under contract for two years with an option for a third.

The French ace has failed to live up to expectations at the Nou Camp two years after departing the Wanda Metropolitano.

He has scored just 35 times in 102 games in all competitions, with the 30-year-old without a goal or assist from his three starts this term.

The 2018 World Cup winner was in talks with Atletico earlier in the summer in a swap deal with Saul Niguez, but the potential deal collapsed.