Manchester United linked with surprise move for Barcelona forward, with proposal coming ‘within days’

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Manchester United are reportedly readying an offer for Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann.

Barcelona have already been rocked this week by the departure of Lionel Messi, who will be holding a press conference at the Camp Nou at Sunday lunchtime to say his goodbyes.

A rather surprising report from Todo Fichajes suggests that Man United are now keen on poaching another of Barcelona’s high-profile attacking players, Antoine Griezmann.

The report claims that Man United are aware of Barcelona’s need for a major cash influx and are prepared to table an official proposal in the coming days.

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Antoine Griezmann

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Man United have already added Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad this summer, a display of their intent to challenge for the title.

While bringing in Griezmann would certainly add to that, another attacker is absolutely not a priority for Man United. A defensive midfielder, on the other hand, is.

If Man United had any cash left over before selling first-team figures, you imagine they’d be using it to bring in a new player to sit in the pivot – certainly not Antoine Griezmann.

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