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.
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 …