The 30 year-old French worldwide ahead has been linked with an audacious transfer to Manchester Metropolis over the previous few days, as Etihad officers search to safe a high-profile substitute for Sergio Aguero.
Because the summer season months slowly progress, there was little to no steps ahead taken within the route of signing a brand new first selection striker, after an preliminary £100 million bid for Harry Kane had been rejected by Tottenham.
This week, Manchester Metropolis had been linked with a transfer for Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann, with some studies going so far as to say that Pep Guardiola had held a private telephone name with the previous Atletico Madrid star.
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Reporters with Manchester Metropolis’s Ferran Torres raised the current rumours, asking the younger winger, “There may be quite a lot of speak about [Antoine] Griezmann’s departure and [Pep] Guardiola has spoken to him. Would you prefer to play with him?”
The 21 year-old defined, as relayed by Spanish newspaper AS, “Nicely he is a terrific participant, clearly he is at Barça, let’s examine what can occur.”
“I do not know if Guardiola has spoken to him, however Metropolis is among the greatest groups on the earth that wishes to have the most effective gamers to win every little thing. Whether it is, good, if not, to proceed working…”
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The perceive at current is that Manchester Metropolis have dominated out any transfer for Antoine Griezmann this summer season, with the intention being to signal a striker with a extra bodily profile and with age extra on their facet.
That brings Etihad officers nearer to Harry Kane at current, with City Xtra‘s understanding being that Manchester Metropolis will return with an improved bid for the participant in extra of £100 million within the coming days.
Extra now, all we are able to do is take within the switch hypothesis surrounding the likes of Antoine Griezmann, and watch how the summer season evolves, with the primary recreation of the marketing campaign simply over one month away.
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