Manchester United fans seem pretty much agreed that a move for Gareth Bale is now far more likely after Antoine Griezmann’s transfer announcement tonight.
The France international has confirmed he wants to stay at Atletico Madrid after plenty of speculation over his future over the last year or more.
Don Balon recently suggested United could still be in for Griezmann, but he went to great lengths tonight to explain his decision to stay at Atletico.
— Movistar+ (@MovistarPlus) June 14, 2018
This is great news for Rojiblancos fans, but United may now have to think about other options to strengthen in attack.
Jose Mourinho surely knows he needs more options in that department, with Alexis Sanchez struggling to impress and Anthony Martial’s future in doubt as he’s linked with Chelsea by the Telegraph.
Don Balon have also stated United have stepped up talks over signing Bale from Real Madrid, and he is a popular choice as an alternative among fans on Twitter tonight.
In fact, many seem pretty confident a deal will happen for the Wales international, so they’ll hope these tweets don’t come back to haunt them…
— Ryan. ? (@Vintage_Utd) June 14, 2018
Ok Bale it is then.Griezmann seems a bit of a dick #MUFC
— Victory and Vodka (@Dazzgill) June 14, 2018
Griezmann stays, Bale arrives. Bale’s transfer to United was clearly written in the stars, this man will arrive and take the club back to the top
— Ibn_Masud (@Sohail_I_M) June 14, 2018
— para02 (@Para022) June 14, 2018
— El Jefe Rey (@RocBoiJJ) June 14, 2018
Ok donc c’est officiel, Bale a united ???
— Djibril (@Djibril1_) June 14, 2018
The good thing about the Griezmann drama is that @ManUtd main man should be Gareth Bale.
— Kavish (KavTheRed) (@KavishKav) June 14, 2018
Griezmann to Mufc is done
— Bales Left Foot (@TheRealJayC82) June 14, 2018