Marseille and Atletico Madrid charged by UEFA after Europa League final

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The France worldwide, who was linked with a move to Manchester United last summer before opting to extend his contract with Atletico, said that his standing in world football was down to the coaching of Diego Simeone.

Gil Marin last week said in a statement regarding Griezmann published on Atletico's official website that they were "fed up with Barcelona's attitude", and accused the Nou Camp outfit of showing "an absolute lack of respect" towards Atleti with recent comments about the player.

"If he stays with us, we'll continue to grow and develop".

Gabi said the 27-year-old's team-mates had already tried to convince Griezmann to stay and he hopes the trophy helps.


"I am not optimistic or pessimistic. I've been here four years, and I have enjoyed today with the fans, the people of the club, my relationship with them is strong, which is why I give everything on the pitch".

"We already told him a couple of things".

A number of teams are believed to be interested in the Slovenian, but Atletico boss Diego Simeone said earlier this week that he was determined to keep the stopper at the Wanda Metropolitano.

"It's hard to explain how happy I feel after so much time, it was a dream I've always had since I was a child", Torres said.


Marseille was going for a second European trophy, 25 years after winning the Champions League, but had no answer to Griezmann's mobility and finishing. He's played three finals with us and won two.

Torres, whose second spell with his beloved Atletico finishes at the end of this season when his contract expires, replaced double goalscorer Antoine Griezmann in the 90th minute and lifted the trophy together with captain Gabi.

Griezmann, who was named the Man of the Match, declined to discuss his future.

"He's given us a lot, he gave us a leap in quality as a team".


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