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Reports: Man Utd To Make Fresh R1.58bn Bid For French Star

Reports: Manchester United To Make Fresh R1.58bn Bid For French Star

By Keegan Kruger - Sep 27, 2017 09:58 AM @KeeganKruger

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will reportedly put in a R1.58 billion bid for a French superstar next season.

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According to ESPN, the Red Devils will once again approach La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid for the services of their striker Antoine Griezmann.

The 26-year-old was linked with a move to the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League champions earlier during the transfer window, but talks ended when the France international’s current club got handed a transfer ban by FIFA.

With the ban being lifted in January and Atletico re-signing Diego Costa from Chelsea, Mourinho feels that this is the perfect opportunity to land his No.1 transfer target.

Griezmann recently signed a one-year extension on his current contract but release clause stayed at £87.8 million (R1.57 billion), which the English side is apparently willing to pay.

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The Frenchman made five appearances for his La Liga side this season, scoring two goals and assisting in one more.

Do you think the French striker is needed at Old Trafford since the arrival of Romelu Lukaku? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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CECIL M Sep 27, 2017 12:30 PM
THIS GUY MEANS BUSINESS
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Trigonometry Sep 27, 2017 12:18 PM
Let's go 4 him.
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Vhivha Sep 27, 2017 11:53 AM
Griezman will be a waste of money. ManU needs an efficient attacking midfielder that can spray the balls to the wingers and strikers
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Michaeltshigama Sep 27, 2017 11:22 AM
He's a marvel to watch n a proven goal scorer
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musah005 Sep 27, 2017 10:20 AM
Only time will tell

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