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Antoine Griezmann trains with new Barcelona teammates after official unveiling - in pictures

French striker says it's 'a pity' when asked about Atletico Madrid's angry response to his €120m switch to Camp Nou

Antoine Griezmann trained with his new teammates on Sunday after being officially unveiled as a Barcelona player.

The French striker, 28, took part in a training session at Barca's Joan Gamper training ground alongside the likes of Samuel Umtiti, Ousmane Dembele and Ivan Raktic after completing his €120 million (Dh497m) transfer from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

During a presentation to the media at Camp Nou, Griezmann described Atletico's angry response to his departure - the club have accused both Griezmann and Barca of agreeing a transfer in March but waiting until his release clause dropped below €200m at the start of July - as "a pity".

"I went to see them on purpose so they would not be caught off guard and could prepare for the future," Griezmann told a news conference.

"We reached an agreement but finally it changed, it's like that, you have to accept it," he added when asked about Atletico's response.

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Updated: July 15, 2019 12:57 PM