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Antoine Griezmann

According to reports from The Telegraph this morning, Manchester United could trigger Antoine Griezmann’s £56.5million release clause today as they desperately attempt to make one more signing before the summer transfer window slams shut at 6pm. 

The 24 year-old joined Atletico Madrid only twelve months ago but last season’s return of 25 goals in 52 appearances has turned plenty of heads throughout Europe. He’s started the 2015/16 campaign equally brightly; bagging one goal and two assists in two appearances to help secure the Mattress Makers consecutive victories in La Liga.

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Manchester United and Chelsea were both linked to the France international earlier this summer, whilst Juventus and Bayern Munich are believed to be fellow admirers.

Griezmann was back on the Old Trafford radar last month after the Red Devils missed out on former Barcelona star Pedro – now of Premier League champions Chelsea – and according to The Telegraph, they could yet launch a bid for the winger-forward before the 6pm deadline.

It will have to be a rather substantial offer, however. In August, Atletico raised the former Real Sociedad talisman’s release clause to a whopping €80million.

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6 comments

  • akah gift says:

    lvg sign him quick oh..no time he and his broda are united fans so the deal will be easier..jex splash the cash..i will love to see him in our rigth wing and he can score goals from there..yo dnt need bale..cux griezman his also a great player..act fast Lvg..no time

  • donefeezy says:

    we love to see you in old trafford best deal

  • johnson says:

    pls hurry up nd buy griezman plz he is a talented player he cn gv us wot we need if he cum sir lvg plz do dix as fast as u can frgt abt d money focus on d player ,wot he do,play bring us griezman,united fans love him.more dan pedro.plz lvg

  • Andy Herry says:

    Infact we are really tired of this rumours..Why can’t LVG sign 1 world class striker,in the lyks of benzema,cavani,bale,neymar and etc..if van gal wil not strengthen the squad until midnight, lol! this season it will be tough.

  • nel says:

    should have signed this player long time ago.i dont even know whether United has any transfer plans. think LvG just wake up and start screaming players names to be signed or dropped. preposterous! !!!

  • abdulkhlifa says:

    lvg we have no much tym make a good b4 6pm

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