Barca Fined a 'Hefty' €300 for Griezmann Transfer

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Barca Fined a 'Hefty' €300 for Griezmann Transfer

Barcelona have been fined just €300 by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their actions in the signing of Atletico Madrid forward Antione Griezmann.

Atletico claim that Barcelona reached an agreement to sign the France international when his release clause stood at €200 million (£178m/$221m).

Griezmann ended up completing a €120m (£107m/$134m) move to Camp Nou on July 12, with his buy-out clause reduced at the start of the same month

And Barca have now been sanctioned by the RFEF on Thursday, with the club now due to pay a €300 fine for a breach of rules.

It had been suggested that the Spanish champions may be forced to play a fixture behind closed doors, but no ban on supporters has been issued.

Spanish publication El Mundo lifted the lid on Barca's alleged wrong-doings, claiming they had access to emails which proved that the club finalised an agreement with Griezmann back in March.

The 28-year-old has settled in quickly at Camp Nou, netting three goals in his first six La Liga appearances.

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