Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Antoine Griezmann, Patrice Evra Rumours

Manchester United have been backed by pundit Craig Burley to complete the signing of Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann in the summer.

Speaking to ESPN FC (h/t Marc Williams of the Daily Star), Burley proclaimed he believes the striker will be a major signing for Jose Mourinho at the end of the current campaign.

Burley said:

I think [this could happen], not in January, but potentially in the summer.

[I hear] that he may stay an extra year with [Atletico boss] Diego Simeone and then things might happen.

But I get the feeling, as we know, that money talks and he will be a potential target for the big clubs.

Man United are on the lookout for top players, so I think this deal could happen.

According to Phil Cadden of The Sun, preliminary talks have already been held with Griezmann’s agent over the terms of a transfer. If he joins the Red Devils, the Frenchman could collect a weekly wage of £220,000, matching the huge sum earned by his France …

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