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INSIDER: Godin urged Suarez to take Barcelona pal Griezmann under his wing

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has moved to take Antoine Griezmann under his wing in the past week.

Suarez's change of approach has arrived after a chat with Inter Milan defender and Uruguay teammate Diego Godin. The veteran making the request to Suarez after seeing his former Atletico Madrid teammate humiliated with his fleeting appearance against his old club last week.

Okdiario's football chief, Eduardo Inda, revealed on El Chiringuito: "Godín called Luis Suárez to tell him to support Griezmann and for him not to play the trash minutes.

"On Sunday (against Villarreal) another Griezmann was seen."

Indeed, Griezmann started and scored for Barca with Suarez pushing for his selection with coach Quique Setien and skipper Lionel Messi before the game.

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