No reason to leave Atletico, says United target, Griezmann

No reason to leave Atletico, says United target, Griezmann


Atletico Madrid forward, Antoine Griezmann has reiterated the fact that he is happy with life at Atletico Madrid and has “no reasons” to leave amid fresh speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho recently declared he had drawn up a list of potential targets for this Summer’s transfer window — one of whom is rumoured to be Griezmann. But the 25-year old French forward has quelled the reports, insisting that he is happy at the La Liga club.

“I always get the same questions about my future and it is getting a bit tiresome,” Griezmann told Spain’s TVE Telediario de La1.

“Like I always say, I am very happy here at Atletico and in Madrid.

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“The weather is great, my team-mates are some of the best you can have and I am working with a great coach.

“So I am feeling very well here. I see no reason why I would want to leave.”

Griezmann has scored 44 goals across all competitions for Atletico. Coupled with his stellar performance at last year’s Euro tournament, he has emerged as one of the most sought-after transfer targets

His has also scored 20 goals in 37 appearances across all competitions this season and has a contract with Atletico until June 2021.

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