Atletico Madrid complete deal for Griezmann

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Atletico Madrid have completed a deal to sign France forward Antonie Griezmann from La Liga rivals Real Sociedad.

The Spanish champions announced on Monday that they had agreed a deal with Sociedad for Griezmann, who scored 16 goals in 35 La Liga appearances last term.

And, following the successful completion of a medical, the 23-year-old has put pen to paper on a six-year contract at the Vicente Calderon. 

Atletico's director of football Jose Luis Caminero told the club's official website: "[We're] very happy to finalise the agreement. 

"Antoine was a priority for us and fortunately we have made it a reality.

"He is one of the most important players in our league and showed that at Real Sociedad.

"He operates perfectly both on the wing and as a playmaker. His arrival is great news for our club."