Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Griezmann Old Trafford Switch Could Still Happen

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Griezmann Old Trafford Switch Could Still Happen

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ANTOINE Griezmann has admitted he could still sign for United next summer once Atletico Madrid's transfer ban has been lifted.

But he strongly refuted suggestions that he spoke to Jose Mourinho on the phone about his future ahead of signing a new contract with the La Liga side.

Griezmann was one of United's top targets ahead of the summer transfer window, but Atletico Madrid's transfer ban coupled with Zlatan Ibrahimovic 's injury and subsequent release forced a change in thinking.

It was suggested that the French international had personally called Mourinho to address his change of heart over a move, but Griezmann is adamant that he only talked to his current club.

Griezmann told FourFourTwo : "No, no, no. No, that's totally made up. False. It was my decision. I communicated it to the club. …

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