November 20, 2017

Barcelona 'holding secret talks with Antoine Griezmann'

14 November 2017, 01:43 | Henrietta Morgan

Manchester United dealt blow in Antoine Griezmann pursuit as forward admits it would be a dream to play with PSG duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe

Griezmann drops PSG hint

Barcelona have reportedly taken a significant step toward acquiring the signature of Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann after it emerged they've reached a "principle of agreement" with their target.

Griezmann has been consistently linked to Manchester United for the last two or three years, and looked all-but-certain to come to Old Trafford last summer.

A move to the French capital for Griezmann would likely only become a realistic possibility if PSG were to decide on parting ways with one of their star-studded frontline of Neymar, Mbappe and Edinson Cavani, though the Frenchman could theoretically play in behind Cavani in a potentially-electrifying attacking quartet.

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The striker also replied with the same answer when he was asked if he would consider playing for Paris Saint-Germain rivals Olympique Marseille.

The French website claims Barca have stepped up their chase for the 26-year-old forward and have been in secret contact with him for several weeks over a possible move.

Furthermore, found his reason for staying at Atleti over the summer telling, given he did not describe them as the best team in the world. "It would've been ugly of me to leave at that moment".

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Although Griezmann would happily join Barca - and prefers to stay in Spain over moving to Manchester - the Catalan club must now start negotiations with Atletico Madrid.

The France global has made 13 appearances for his Spanish club this season, scoring three goals and assisting a further three strikes. Have your say in the comments section below.

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