Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Target Said 'No' to PSG Move

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Target Said 'No' to PSG Move

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UNITED target Antoine Griezmann has revealed he rejected the chance to join Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.

United have prioritised signing Griezmann next year after he extended his Atletico Madrid contract in June, amid interest from a host of clubs.

When asked by Le Parisien if he was aware of PSG's interest, Griezmann said: "Yes, but as it was during Euros I told my agent I did not want to listen.

"I told him: 'I do not want you talking to me of Atletico or Paris - I want you to leave me in Clairefontaine [France's training camp].' But I know they were very interested.

"They are a big club that wants to become even bigger. I hope for them that they will get there."

M.E.N. Sport revealed France players were forbidden from discussing possible transfers during Euro 2016, which ensured Paul Pogba only joined United days before the Premier League season started. …

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