Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa says former team-mate Antoine Griezmann always dreamed of playing with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

The France international snubbed a move to the Camp Nou in 2018 but made the switch in the summer transfer window when Barca activated his €120m buyout clause.

Costa has defended Griezmann’s decision to join the Spanish champions and explained why he wanted to swap Atletico for Barcelona.