The summer transfer window isn’t too far away now, and you’d imagine that as soon as the Europa League final is over, Jose Mourinho will be working hard behind the scenes at Manchester United to get deals over the line. One man who we’ve been constantly linked to is Antoine Griezmann.
Atletico Madrid’s star man is having another impressive season out in Spain, and it has always felt like that one day, he would come and ply his trade in the Premier League.
Obviously, we all hope that he would come to Manchester United one day, and now we’ve received an absolutely huge update in that regard. It comes direct from the man himself, whilst he was speaking to a TV show back in his homeland.
“It’s a very good question, I think I will decide in the next couple of weeks.” Griezmann told French TV show Quotidien, as per the Daily Star.
The French attacker was then asked about Manchester United directly, to which he responded: “Possible, possible.”
Griezmann was then asked to give a rating out of 10 about the possibility of him joining Manchester United, he replied: ‘Ok, 6’
For him to rate his chances a 6 means that he personally feels a move to Manchester United is more likely than anything else at the moment. Alright, it’s not a 9 or a 10 which suggests that there is a possibility something could go wrong.
To me though, the 26-year-old has always seemed like a man with a wise head on his shoulders, and unless he thinks that things are progressing, I just don’t see why he’d come out and say this.
Perhaps a lot of this rides on whether Manchester United have Champions League football on the table. He is one of the best players on the planet so it would make a whole lot of sense if he is waiting to see if we can overcome Ajax on Wednesday before making his choice.