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Antoine Griezmann finally speaks out about Manchester United rumours

He better bring his umbrella

Man United fans listen up.

Antoine Griezmann could be coming to Old Trafford, seriously.

The Atletico Madrid striker has been teasing United fans for so long but now it looks like he’s finally putting some meat on the transfer saga bones.


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Destination Manchester

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Destination Manchester

His biography, weirdly titled ‘Behind a smile, the life of the Little Prince told by himself’ has a big reveal that will be music to the ears of Jose Mourinho.

Imagine the Red Devils with a trio of French players coming off the back of a World Cup win in Russia.

Tasty.

He’s coming with me

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He’s coming with me

Obviously there is a long way to go on that front but a United team consisting of Paul Pogba, Antony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Henrikh Mikhtaryan, Marcus Rashford AND Griezmann might even cause City to think they have a title challenge on their hands.

Griezmann has dropped the biggest hint yet that he could be on his way to the Premier League and actually name drops United as a destination.

Great striker, terrible hair

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Great striker, terrible hair

“While I have everything to be happy, this doesn’t mean I won’t leave one day,” Griezmann says in his biography.

“I have not made a decision. It all depends on several factors.

“As much as I repeat that I am delighted at Atletico, I have a great coach and great teammates, they regularly ask me about my future.

“I don’t exclude anything, I have nothing against England, apart from the weather and Manchester United is a possibility.”

Its either me or you Diego

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Its either me or you Diego

How much will he cost? That’s anyone’s guess but United will not be shy in opening their chequebooks for one of the most in-demand strikers in the world.

Lukaku and Griezmann could be the best big man-little man partnership since Emile Heskey and Michael Owen circa 2001.

Start saving, Jose.