Barcelona have triggered Antoine Griezmann’s release clause of £107m) hence signing him from the Madrid based club Atletico.
The 28-year-old World Cup winner has signed a five-year deal which includes a £717m release clause that makes him highest valued player.
He becomes the world’s sixth most expensive signing behind Neymar £200m, Kylian Mbappe £165.7m, Philippe Coutinho £142m, Joao Felix £113m and Ousmane Dembele £135.5m.
At Atletico Madrid, he won the LA liga, Europa league, Spanish Super Cup and the Uefa Super Cup plus being the club’s tops scorer in the past seasons.
At Barcelona, he joins new recruits like midfielder Frenkie de Jong from Ajax, goalkeeper Neto from Valencia and defender Emerson from Brazilian side Atletico-MG.