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Messi among senior Barcelona players worried about 'Madridista' Griezmann

Some members of Barcelona's locker room are suspicious of their move for Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann.

While the likes of Lucas Digne and Samuel Umtiti have talked up the prospect of Griezmann's arrival, others inside Barca aren't so sure.

Diario Gol says Leo Messi, for one, is unenthusiastic about their move for the France international. The Argentine believes Luis Suarez remains the better option for Barca's attack - and there are also concerns about Griezmann's Real Madrid commitment.

The Frenchman has spoken of his admiration for Real coach Zinedine Zidane and how he has modeled his career on David Beckham.

French pundit Frederic Hermel stated: "People close to Griezmann push him to go to Real Madrid, if he could, Griezmann he would be in Real Madrid, he is Real Madrid and his dream is to play for Real Madrid."

An opinion which leaves many senior players inside the Barca locker room unimpressed.

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