Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) Fined Bacelona For Breach of Transfer Rules On Griezman



Spanish giant "Barcelona" have been fined a partry sum of €300 by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for breach of rules in the signing of Atletico Madrid forward Antione Griezmann.


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



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


In furtherance to this, Bacelona  been sanctioned by the RFEF on Thursday, with the club expected to pay a €300 fine for a breach of rules.



Media reports further reveals that Spanish champions may be forced to play a fixture behind closed doors, but so far no ban on supporters has been issued.


Spanish media publication El Mundo revealed the news on Bacelona alleged wrong-doings, claiming they had access to emails which proved that the club finalised an agreement with Griezmann back in March.



So far, 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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