Just like last summer.
No, you’ve not woken up in May 2017. There are new reports claiming Antoine Greizmann could be about to head to Old Trafford this summer, a year on from putting off a move because Atletico Madrid were it with a transfer ban.
The deal looked nailed on to happen after United’s Europa League win at the end of last season, which secured their place in the Champions League. Then Griezmann opted to stay put and recent reports saw the France international closely linked with La Liga giants Barcelona, as per the Independent.
Something that has undeniably contributed to the downturn in Griezmann to United reports is Alexis Sanchez’s January arrival. Mourinho made it clear to vice-executive Ed Woodward that such a singing would mean the Reds wouldn’t go out in search for another winger or centre forward this summer.
Don Balon now claim that Griezmann to United could still be on – especially after Atleti, as referenced in the Indy piece above, were left pissed off at Barca for negotiating with their player before they had been given permission to do so.
They add Mourinho remains desperate to add him to his United squad, so much that he would be willing not only to sanction an £88 million transfer fee, but to throw in an unnamed ‘star player’ as part of the deal.
If that is the case, my bet is on that player being Anthony Martial.