Manchester United are reportedly now not enthusiastic about chasing long-term goal Antoine Griezmann who is ready to depart Atletico Madrid within the coming months.
The La Liga aspect’s supervisor Diego Simeone not too long ago confirmed that Griezmann could be allowed to depart the membership if he needs.
However fellow Spanish membership FC Barcelona, presently favourites for the title, exhibiting their curiosity in Griezmann, Man United have determined that they’ll now not pursue the French worldwide both this January or in the summertime.
The 26-year-old got here near shifting to Manchester final summer time, however after FIFA upheld Atleti’s switch ban, Griezmann signed a brand new deal on the membership out of loyalty.
Atleti should buy gamers as soon as once more in January, which means Griezmann’s desperation to remain on the membership will probably be lessened. His type in latest months has been removed from what it was final season, too, and he’s annoyed a good portion of Atleti’s followers who haven’t forgotten his antics in the summertime.
Spanish outlet Marca recommend that United boss Jose Mourinho doesn’t wish to be drawn right into a bidding battle over Griezmann given Barcelona’s latest curiosity.
Additionally they declare that Barcelona stay enthusiastic about Liverpool’s attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, however can solely afford one of many Brazilian and Griezmann, which means a call have to be made.
That might depart Griezmann in a tough scenario if United have certainly pulled out of the race to signal the participant, if Barcelona ultimately determine for the youthful Coutinho to strengthen their ahead line.
Griezmann has additionally spoken up to now about his need to play alongside Neymar and French nationwide teammate Kylian Mbappe at Paris Saint-Germain.