Atletico Madrid fans should be on red alert regarding the future of their star attacker.
Antoine Griezmann is openly flirting with Manchester United in the press, essentially giving the Premier League club a 60 percent chance of securing his services.
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The talk gives both Atleti, United, and agents the pressure to find what’s best for their groups and Griezmann… and soon.
Like two weeks soon. From the BBC, and French outlet Quotidien:
“I think I will decide [on my future] in the next two weeks,” he said.
Asked if United would be his new club he replied: “Possible, possible.” Asked to give the chances on a scale of one to 10, Griezmann added “six”.
There’s a reported $112 million release clause in Griezmann’s contract, and few clubs will be able to meet it. The player has said he’s loyal to Diego Simeone, and the manager said he’s staying at Atleti.
Still, is Griezmann to Old Trafford fait accompli?