Manchester United Transfer News: Antoine Griezmann hints at Old Trafford move?

Manchester United Transfer News: Antoine Griezmann hints at Old Trafford move?

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has revealed a massive hint which hints at the player favoring a move to Manchester United, next summer. The player has been officially linked with a transfer to Old Trafford as manager Jose Mourinho is interested to sign the French superstar.

“Pogba and I were brought closer by the French press. Criticism after the Romania game made us friends. Pogba with the ball is a genius.” Griezmann said to radio station Onda Cero.

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The latest praise on Pogba could hint a possible move for the player away from Atletico Madrid in the future. Griezmann has revealed earlier that he will look to play elsewhere should Atleti manager Diego Simeone chooses to leave the club.

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The Argentine manager has reduced his contract with the Madrid based club and has been heavily tipped to leave Spain at the end of next summer. It has to be noted that another Premier League club Chelsea has also shown interest to bring the player to Stamford Bridge, as reported by The Sun.

Griezmann has recently let go of his agent to take care of his own interest. This has further increased speculations and rumors regarding the player leaving the Spanish giants and heading abroad.

French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are also reportedly interested in the player, but the 25-year-old has his heart set on joining a Premier League club.

Insider sources reveal that the player fancies a move to Old Trafford. This has also been highlighted by the fact that the man from Mâcon, France is a huge fan of former United player and legend David Beckham.

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Griezmann has iterated earlier that he wears the No. 7 jersey and features long sleeves as he idolizes the former England international captain.

Only time will tell of Griezmann to Manchester United materializes. But, for the moment transfer rumors are running strong speculating a move for the player.

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