Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stats Show That Antoine Could Be Goalscoring Giant for Reds

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stats Show That Antoine Could Be Goalscoring Giant for Reds

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ANTOINE Griezmann's goal statistics prove he can be who United want.

Antoine Griezmann has developed into a prolific goalscorer compared to when he first burst onto the scene.

United may have cooled off their transfer interest in the French forward, but he would still no doubt make an excellent addition to their side.

Griezmann first broke into the Real Sociedad team they were in the Spanish second division in 2009/10. He scored just six goals from 40 games in all competitions that year, an average of just less than 0.2 per game.

He was only 19 at the start of that season though and wasn't really deployed as a out-and-out forward as he is now.

Griezmann upped his return to seven goals the following season - his first in La Liga.

His goal tally went up again in 2011/12 to eight, though he was still predominantly being used out wide. …

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