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Reports: Griezmann Demands 'Huge' Wage To Join Man Utd

Reports: Antoine Griezmann Demands 'Huge' Wage To Join Manchester United

By Keegan Kruger - Jan 08, 2018 06:58 PM @KeeganKruger

Atletico Madrid superstar Antoine Griezmann is linked with a move to Manchester United, but will reportedly only join the Old Trafford club if they match his substantial wage demands.

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According to The Sun, the France international is demanding a staggering £400 000 (R6.7 million) a week to snub Spanish giants FC Barcelona and join the Red Devils.

The 2016/17 UEFA Europa League winners have apparently offered the 26-year-old a contract worth £290 000 (R4.82 million) a week, but the player is seemingly not happy with that wage.

"The goalposts have moved significantly since the first attempt to sign Griezmann," an Old Trafford source told The Sun.

"The package offered last year, which was agreed, is now a lot less than what he wants next summer.

"It might be too much even for us to afford. The club is desperate to sign him, but it is an awful lot of money.

"His people are making different demands which the club might be reluctant to give in to."

The Blaugrana are said to be monitoring Griezmann quite closely, and are willing to pounce on the versatile striker should they not land any of their other attacking targets in this window.

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The striker has made 22 appearances across all competitions for Atletico so far this season, scoring eight goals and assisting six further strikes.

Do you think United should pay Griezmann that enormous wage? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Iminald Khosified Jan 10, 2018 09:44 AM
Sign the guy
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jazzman89 Jan 09, 2018 07:35 PM
Sell Pogba and sign Grizman
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Makarios Jan 09, 2018 05:52 PM
He's mad.
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Golden Boots Jan 09, 2018 02:23 PM
These are lies and we don't need him at Barça!
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Mysterion00 Jan 09, 2018 12:00 PM
His insane in the membrane, thanks but no thanks we not desperate for him, there's other choices you know
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BALTON TITUS Jan 09, 2018 09:24 AM
lot of money let him go to barca
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Dipholo Rangata Jan 09, 2018 08:43 AM
thats a lot of money, he is not even a prolific striker
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Malule12bn Jan 09, 2018 08:07 AM
Thats crazy maan
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Muntu Prince Jan 09, 2018 07:32 AM
Okay
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Jan 09, 2018 07:19 AM
He deserves it.....besides Man utd should know by now that in life "you can't have your cake & eat it"
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jan 09, 2018 12:15 AM
Realy?
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Tque Jan 08, 2018 09:26 PM
He is out of his mind, Barca won’t even give him half of that amount, Man U must look else where drama queens must be avoided.
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Flipping lyf Jan 08, 2018 08:34 PM
He should first delivery and then make demand i would love him to play at my man red but his amount is too much cos he didn't do anything at the club to show his worth
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Bhakania7 Jan 08, 2018 08:08 PM
Seems like the guy wanna play alongside messiah
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MalungisaMaseko Jan 08, 2018 08:02 PM
He is a good player but not at that amount. We would rather bid for Kane, a guaranteed success
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Boris Becker Jan 08, 2018 07:41 PM
Makayokunya
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Marley junior Jan 08, 2018 07:30 PM
He sees no immediate success at man utd compares to barca coz the guy is been in eufa final twice & no success & there are teams written trophies every season check couthinho end of season will be a champion
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MR E Jan 08, 2018 07:19 PM
He doesn't deserve that amount, he says he wanna join united now he wants more!
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MLESZ Jan 08, 2018 07:17 PM
Tht wage is too much looks like he's nt ready to go

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