Antoine Griezmann Clamp Down On Manchester United Transfer Link As He Seeks Atletico Madrid Legendary Status

Written by Olaleye Oluwadamilola

Antoine Griezmann has clamped down talks on a potential transfer to Manchester United in the summer as the France international chases legendary status at Atletico Madrid with both parties in great sync and a possible extension is on the cards for him in big blow to the English Premier League outfit.

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Antoine Griezmann has played down links with move to Manchester United as Erik ten Hag seeks to reinforce his attack as the Frenchman is on a mission to become a legendary figure in Atletico Madrid where he has breathed new life into his career after rejoining from Barcelona.

This isn’t his first link with the English outfit, Griezmann was previously linked with a move to Manchester United under Jose Mourinho but the forward who has scored eight goals in 12 games so far this season as his side sits fourth in La Liga behind Barcelona and Real Madrid joined Spanish rivals Barcelona instead.

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Speaking to Marca, Griezmann who have intentions to stay in Spain instead of moving in January stated: “I’ve to earn myself to be a legend in this club. That’s my mission. By 2024 I want to bring joy to the fans and some title for Atlético. It would be a dream”.

The experienced France international suffered a horrible few years at the Nou Camp but now being back at Diego Simeone‘s new look-Atletico team, it seems he has his sights firmly set on cementing his legacy in the capital.


Antoine Griezmann has written his name into La Liga’s history with the winning goal against Mallorca yesterday. As per Pedro Martin of Cadena Cope (via MD), the match was the 25th time that he has scored the only goal in a 1-0 win in the competition, meaning he holds the record outright ahead of Huge Sanchez (24).

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Atletico Madrid’s victory against Mallorca at the Civitas Metropolitano on Saturday means that leapfrogged Barcelona into third place in the La Liga table.

The strike against Mallorca was Griezmann’s 13th of the season already, making it his best ever start to the campaign in terms of goals scored. He has nine in La Liga, meaning he is just one behind Real Madrid star Jude Bellingham.

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